Recent surveys of IT managers revealed two commonly held beliefs: database regulations are the most challenging to comply with, and of all regulatory standards, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) the toughest.
The PCI Security Standards Council issued version 3 of their PCI DSS guidelines for processing electronic payments. Our whitepaper details the newest additions to the guidelines as well as tools and resources to help organizations comply with the standards.
Cenzic’s ClickToSecure ARC product is a certified PCI Scanner Vendor by the PCI Security Standards Council (certificate number 4192-01-01). This Software as a Service (SaaS) offering requires no software to install and provides your company with thorough reports via the Web that reveals security and compliance issues, remediation recommendations, and methods for process improvement. By using Cenzic, PCI compliance now just becomes one reporting feature among many in your arsenal of tools for managing application vulnerability.
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.
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