A Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) audit can be passed by complying with the bare minimum requirements, but that falls short of the purpose of it: to secure and protect cardholder data.
Meeting compliance is about passing an audit at a specific point in time and also maintaining it after the audit. The real challenge is sustaining continuous compliance to avoid costly breaches at the hands of motivated and skilled adversaries.
Indeed, as detailed in Verizon's "2017 Payment Security Report," nearly half (45%) of the companies examined between 2015 and 2016 were not fully PCI DSS compliant.
This white paper examines the compelling business and technical case for centralizing administration in Microsoft's Active Directory, describes how Centrify's integrated architecture enables you to extend Active Directory to your non-Microsoft platforms, and describes the Centrify Suite's unique benefits.
This white paper examines the compelling business and technical case for centralizing administration in Microsoft's Active Directory, using Centrify's DirectControl to extend Active Directory authentication and access control to your UNIX, Linux and Mac OS systems and applications, and using Centrify's DirectAudit to log user activity to provide you a clear picture of end user actions on all UNIX and Linux systems.
Published By: Riverbed
Published Date: Feb 26, 2015
Riverbed® SteelCentral™ NetAuditor plays an important role in ensuring compliance with the PCI security standards. This document explains the part played by each of the SteelCentral NetAuditor solutions.
To effectively deal with the broad and complex requirements of Payment Card Industry (PCI) data security, you need to break the elements apart to provide enhanced clarity. This document deals with file integrity monitoring (FIM) for PCI, while providing practical technical guidance to help ensure PCI Compliance before your auditor shows up to develop the ROC.
How secure are the VPNs and modems that your vendors and partners use to access your data center? Can you confidently track all activity to meet SOX, PCI, and HIPAA compliance requirements? Learn how Axeda ServiceLink for Data Centers empowers you to provide your vendors and partners with secure and auditable access to your mission-critical data center.
Controlling distribution of passwords to highly sensitive environments in no longer enough; learn more about Privileged identity management (PIM) and what you can do to monitor and control your business to finest level of detail possible.
In this white paper, we will examine some of the challenges that modern organizations face in their efforts to develop and adapt a compliance program to solve today's needs and support new requirements in the future.
Published By: ITinvolve
Published Date: Jun 01, 2012
Demonstrating PCI compliance with policies and regulations is an IT necessity, especially when periodic audits are conducted. ITinvolve has a better approach to change management with the capability to identify official PCI systems and their associated policies and documentation thus eliminating manual processes and reducing the risk of errors and delays.
Protecting individual and financial data, retaining data, and meeting e-discovery requirements are common compliance requirements across geographies and industries. Finding accurate, usable, and cost-effective solutions for meeting these requirements can make the difference between achieving compliance goals or leaving the organization vulnerable through unsecured use of sensitive data. Trend Micro Data Protection solutions for endpoint data leak protection, email encryption, and email archiving help organizations meet their compliance requirements – easily and cost-effectively.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Mar 31, 2009
How do organizations pass their PCI DSS audits yet still suffer security breaches? Paying attention to PCI DSS checklists only partially secures the cardholder environment. Learn the next steps for fully securing your data.
Published By: Tripwire
Published Date: Apr 21, 2010
Running scared from an upcoming PCI audit? There's a better way. It's called continuous compliance built directly into every day operations. The result is a virtual elimination of costly (not to mention scary) fire drills, even as credit card standards continue to evolve.
Published By: AlienVault
Published Date: Oct 21, 2014
If you're like most IT practitioners, you are busy. You have a million things to do and preparing the reports needed to prove PCI DSS compliance requires time you just don't have. It doesn't have to be so hard. Join compliance experts from Terra Verde Services and AlienVault for this practical session on how to take the pain out of PCI DSS reporting.
• The key reporting requirements of the PCI DSS standard
• The security technologies you need to collect the required data
• How AlienVault USM can generate these reports in minutes, not days
• How to use your audit reports to improve security on an on-going basis
Recent regulatory additions require that companies take proactive measures like penetration testing to enforce data privacy and integrity. By deploying a distributed model companies can execute testing from different security levels which is important in challenging posture based on level of access.
This document describes how Likewise and Microsoft Active Directory can foster compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard, a set of requirements for businesses that process payment card information. Developed by Visa, American Express, Discover Financial Services, and other members of the PCI Security Standards Council, the standard sets forth policies, procedures, and practices to protect customer account data. The standard includes specific requirements for strictly controlling access to customer data, authenticating business users, monitoring access, maintaining a secure network, and auditing system resources. Likewise integrates Linux, Unix, and Mac OS X workstations and servers into Active Directory, providing the basis to assign each user a unique ID for authentication, authorization, monitoring, and tracking. Likewise also provides group policies for non-Windows computers so that their security settings and other configurations can be centrally managed in the same way as Windows computers.
Making routine changes to the infrastructure should not be an additional source of stress, but with the additional roles of monitoring and troubleshooting often times it is. The reasons for this added stress are described in this paper along with an effective solution for addressing these problems using SolarWinds Orion Network Configuration Manager (NCM) and Athena FirePAC for firewall analysis.
Expansion into different markets can be difficult. Read this success story about how NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator powered NRG Energy and find out what NetIQ can do for you and your business.
Due to increasingly strict federal, state, and industry regulations aimed at protecting health & financial information, an understanding of the required rules and standards and how they relate to call recording is critical
This paper explores the use of tokenization as a best practice in improving the security of credit card transactions, while at the same time minimizing the headaches and angst associated with PCI DSS compliance.