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PCI Penetration Testing in UK2022-12-02T06:52:04+00:00
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What is PCI DSS Penetration Testing?

PCI DSS is a mandatory requirement for any organization that accept payment cards as a means of processing payments. To ensure the security of applications, networks and cardholder data; organizations shall perform periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. PCI Penetration Testing is a requirement for PCI Compliance.

PCI Penetration test helps organizations secure the CDE and meet the PCI compliance requirements.

PCI DSS is a mandatory requirement for any organization that accepts payment cards as a means of processing payments. To ensure the security of applications, networks and cardholder data, organizations shall perform periodic vulnerability assessments and penetration testing. In contrast to general pen testing, a PCI Pentest precisely focuses on the security of the cardholder data environment (CDE).

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

1. How do I know if PCI DSS applies to my business?2022-12-02T06:45:06+00:00

PCI DSS covers all organizations involved in payment card processing, including merchants, acquirers, issuers & service providers. Compliance requirements can vary depending on the number of transactions your business involves annually. Hence, knowing your classification level and responsibilities will help you prepare for a PCI compliance audit.

2. If my business has multiple locations, does each one has to be PCI DSS compliant?2022-12-02T06:46:05+00:00

Referring to the summary of PCI FAQs from PCIComplianceGuide.org., your business needs PCI DSS validation annually once for all locations if they handle payment card data under the same Tax ID. Also, each location would need to pass network scans by a PCI SSC Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) quarterly.

3. Do I require a readiness assessment before the PCI DSS Audit?2022-12-02T06:47:17+00:00

You don’t need a readiness assessment but performing the same will help you improve security and achieve PCI DSS compliance by confirming effectual compliance to the standard requirements. PCI DSS assessment lets organizations identify and fix security gaps that might prevent them from successfully completing the audit. As a result, readiness assessment is considered a vital exercise before engaging in PCI DSS Audit.

 

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