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PCI-DSS v2.0


The PCI Data Security Standard describes requirements for organizations dealing with payment transaction processing.

The standard consists of 12 requirements, each detailed with additional requirements, implementation guidance and testing guidance:

  1. Requirement 1 – Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data
  2. Requirement 2 – Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters
  3. Requirement 3 – Protect stored cardholder data
  4. Requirement 4 – Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks
  5. Requirement 5 – Use and regularly update anti-virus software or programs
  6. Requirement 6 – Develop and maintain secure systems and applications
  7. Requirement 7 – Restrict access to cardholder data by business need to know
  8. Requirement 8 – Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access
  9. Requirement 9 – Restrict physical access to cardholder data
  10. Requirement 10 – Track and monitor all access to network resources and cardholder data
  11. Requirement 11 – Regularly test security systems and processes
  12. Requirement 12 – Maintain a policy that addresses information security for all personnel

PCI-DSS compliancy requires scanning by Approved Scanning Vendors.

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