Highpointe Hotels Expand PCI, Data Protection Efforts with VENZA

VENZA, the leading provider of data protection and regulatory compliance solutions for the hospitality industry, today announced that the Highpointe Hotel Corporation has chosen it to provide expanded cybersecurity and compliance services. The agreement will deliver an array of premier products to Highpointe, cementing their strong commitment to maintaining exceptional security standards.

Highpointe is an award-winning, full-service hotel management and development company based in Gulf Breeze, Florida. It operates over a dozen properties throughout the Southeastern U.S.

Highpointe will be using VENZA’s Denali™ program, which includes a wide-ranging suite of security awareness training and data protection tools. As a comprehensive solution, VENZA’s system of 360-degree visibility builds data protection through a robust human firewall and propels a strong security awareness culture for proactive management of risks.

As a major focus of its services, VENZA will provide Highpointe with its best-in-class tools for PCI DSS compliance. These include access to VENZA’s PCI Compliance Portal, use of the Self-Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ) Wizard, and delivery of external and internal Vulnerability Scanning.

“For over forty years, Highpointe has maintained a reputation among our clients and guests as one of the industry’s premier hotel management and development companies,” said Mark Pate, Assistant Controller and IT Director at the Highpointe Hotel Corporation. “A core component of that is trust that we uphold the highest standards in all areas of business, including data protection. That is why we chose VENZA, a leader in the hospitality space, to support our robust security and compliance practices.”

“We’re thrilled to continue our work with Highpointe,” said Juli Barter, Global Executive Vice President of Sales at VENZA. “As an established and highly regarded hotel management company, they continue to set the benchmark for best practices in our industry. We look forward to guiding them to remain among the foremost in the field in data protection.”


VENZA is the leading provider of data protection and compliance solutions for the hospitality industry. Drawing on decades of experience, VENZA provides 360-degree visibility that enables proactive risk management to mitigate vulnerabilities and keep your guests and their data safe. Know your risks and protect your enterprise with VENZA.

More than 225,000 users in 100+ countries look to VENZA for tools, technology, and strategic security support. Founded in 2008, VENZA is a privately held company with regional offices in Atlanta, GA, Pensacola, FL, San Juan, PR, and The Hague, Netherlands. For more information, visit www.VENZAgroup.com.