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ALSO CALLED: PCI DSS, Payment Card Industry Standard, PCI Standard, PCI Data Security Standard
DEFINITION: The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a widely accepted set of policies and procedures intended to optimize the security of credit, debit and cash card transactions and protect cardholders against misuse of their personal information. The PCI DSS was created jointly in 2004 by four major credit-card companies: Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express.The PCI DSS specifies  … 
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PCI and PA DSS Compliance Assurance with LogRhythm
sponsored by LogRhythm, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Gain insight into the six domains of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) and its 12 control requirements and learn how a particular solution enables you to improve your overall security and compliance posture while simultaneously reducing associated costs.
Posted: 03 Sep 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2012

LogRhythm, Inc.

Has Your QSA Let You Down?
sponsored by Dell SecureWorks
WHITE PAPER: Check out this white paper to learn the different problems organizations have faced with their QSA's, how to recognize these problems, and how to avoid hiring a QSA that will present these problems.
Posted: 09 May 2011 | Published: 04 May 2011

Dell SecureWorks

A Pragmatic Approach to SIEM: Buy for Compliance, Use for Security
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Consult this informative white paper so you can gain a better understanding of the definition of SIEM and log management tools and what they can do for you. Find out more about the features of SIEM and what you should look for when selecting a product.
Posted: 01 Oct 2012 | Published: 01 Oct 2012

Tripwire, Inc.

Using Microsoft Active Directory to Address Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard Requirements in Heterogeneous Environments
sponsored by Centrify Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper outlines the business and technical case for centralizing administration. Learn more about the steps to take with user authentication and access controls as well as how to provide accountability through direct auditing of user activities.
Posted: 20 Sep 2012 | Published: 20 Sep 2012

Centrify Corporation

Solutions to Meet your PCI Compliance Needs
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Company
WHITE PAPER: Learn more about the capabilities of seven HP products in achieving Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) compliance. Ensure that compliance isn't a business inhibitor for your organization by consulting this informative resource.
Posted: 24 Aug 2012 | Published: 24 Aug 2012

Hewlett-Packard Company

Compliance Driven Security
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: With the increasing threat to credit card data, the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) was introduced, requiring organizations to implement information security controls. Access this resource to learn more about the existing threats, the key benefits of PCI compliance and how to effectively implement a PCI compliance program.
Posted: 18 Jun 2012 | Published: 18 Jun 2012

Dell, Inc.

Bluelock Virtual Datacenters Instrumental in Patronpath’s PCI-DSS Compliance in the Cloud
sponsored by Bluelock
WHITE PAPER: One of the biggest challenges and concerns of businesses moving to the cloud is ensuring regulatory compliance and security. Discover how Patronpath, a company that processes and handles online credit card transactions for customers, increased scalability and decreased costs by adopting PCI-compliant cloud services.
Posted: 14 May 2012 | Published: 02 May 2012

Bluelock

Enabling Continuous PCI DSS Compliance
sponsored by RedSeal Networks
WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a proactive security intelligence solution that ensures continuous implementation of the PCI DSS network security requirements and more effective communication of risk to auditors.
Posted: 01 May 2012 | Published: 01 May 2012

RedSeal Networks

PCI DSS Compliance with Riverbed Stingray Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall
sponsored by Riverbed Technology, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS is mandatory for any business that handles confidential cardholder data. Riverbed® Stingray™ Traffic Manager and Stingray Application Firewall Module help with many parts of the PCI DSS specification, notably the web application firewall (WAF) requirements of section 6.6.
Posted: 12 Jan 2012 | Published: 12 Jan 2012

Riverbed Technology, Inc.

Winning the PCI Compliance Battle
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: This resource offers a guide for merchants and member services providers for meeting the requirements PCI DSS.
Posted: 17 Oct 2011 | Published: 17 Oct 2011

Qualys

Tokenization Buyer's Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: PCI DSS expert Walter Conway demystifies tokenization by discussing use cases, comparing tokenization vs. encryption and providing various alternatives for implementing tokenization. Finally, Walter provides guidance on how to prepare for implementing tokenization and select a solution appropriate for your needs.
Posted: 12 Sep 2011 | Published: 08 Sep 2011

Intel

PCI-Compliant Cloud Reference Architecture
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: Check out this resource to learn how Cisco, HyTrust, VMware, Savvis and Coalfire have collaborated to construct a cloud reference architecture that addresses some of the unique challenges of the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).
Posted: 13 Jul 2011 | Published: 13 Jul 2011

HyTrust

Fraud Prevention and Detection for Credit and Debit Card Transactions
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Over the past 20 years, financial institutions, governments, insurers and retailers have seen an explosion in the amount and types of fraud perpetrated against them.
Posted: 07 Jul 2011 | Published: 01 Aug 2009

IBM

Achieving PCI compliance with Dell SecureWorks' security services
sponsored by Dell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: It is imperative that your organization meets the security requirements of PCI DSS and other compliance measures in order to ensure that your sensitive data is protected. View this paper to discover how a leading security provider can help secure your network while ensuring compliance.
Posted: 18 May 2011 | Published: 18 May 2011

Dell, Inc.

The Complete Guide to Log and Event Management
sponsored by Novell, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will provide you with the information you need to purchase an Event and Log Management soutions. This paper outlines both the upside and downside to using both these services sepearte and together.
Posted: 11 May 2011 | Published: 11 May 2011

Novell, Inc.

QSA Tokenization Broker Assessors Guide
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: Tokenization has become popular as a way of strengthening the security of credit card and e-commerce transactions while minimizing the cost and complexity of compliance. In this white paper, learn about a tokenization approach that can reduce compliance costs in both data center and private cloud environments.
Posted: 10 May 2011 | Published: 10 May 2011

Intel

Reducing PCI DSS Scope: The Gateway Approach
sponsored by Intel
WHITE PAPER: This White Paper discusses how Intel SOA Expressway security gateway-generated tokens can replace card numbers with surrogates, removing systems from scope.
Posted: 04 Apr 2011 | Published: 31 Mar 2011

Intel

PCI-Compliant Cloud Reference Architecture
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: This document presents a reference architecture and additional controls needed to address the three cloud challenges to achieve PCI compliance.
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

HyTrust

Preparing an RFI for Virtualization and the PCI Data Security Standard
sponsored by HyTrust
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses how protecting cardholder data is a critical and mandatory requirement for all organizations that process, store or transmit information on credit or debit cards and the requirements and guidelines for securing cardholder data are specified in the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).
Posted: 22 Mar 2011 | Published: 22 Mar 2011

HyTrust

SonicWALL PCI Compliance Solution Brief
sponsored by SonicWALL
WHITE PAPER: The Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS) applies to any organization that processes, transmits or stores payment card transactions or cardholder information. PCI applies not only to retailers but also to any business that accepts a single payment card transaction, no matter the size or industry.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 14 Feb 2011

SonicWALL

PCI Basics: What it Takes to Be Compliant
sponsored by Tripwire, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: This paper discusses the basic requirements of the PCI DSS, with a focus on the administrative and technical elements of the program. It also reviews the validation requirements of the standard and potential sanctions for failure to comply.
Posted: 08 Feb 2011 | Published: 07 Feb 2011

Tripwire, Inc.

Winning the PCI Compliance Battle: A Guide for Merchants and Member Service Providers
sponsored by Qualys
WHITE PAPER: The PCI Data Security Standard requirements apply to all payment card network members, merchants and service providers that store, process or transmit cardholder data. This guide will outline the six core requirement categories, participation and validation requirements, how to select a PCI networking testing service and more.
Posted: 11 Jan 2011 | Published: 11 Jan 2011

Qualys

Laptop Locks: A Simple and Cost-Effective Approach to Data Loss Prevention
sponsored by Kensington
WHITE PAPER: This paper will educate IT decision makers on the need for physical security, how it can protect sensitive data, and how Kensington laptop locks can help.
Posted: 04 Oct 2010 | Published: 04 Oct 2010

Kensington

Data Encryption 101: A Pragmatic Approach to PCI Compliance
sponsored by Prime Factors, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: The focus of this paper is to help you understand which specific security technologies and implementation models are appropriate, but first, let’s get a clear picture of what needs to be accomplished. Read this paper to find out more.
Posted: 09 Sep 2010 | Published: 09 Sep 2010

Prime Factors, Inc.

Knowledge is Power
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Your software has a lot to say about data privacy. Your software is the engine for your data, where it gets processed, transformed, and transmitted. Understanding what your software can tell you puts power in your hands.
Posted: 26 Aug 2010 | Published: 26 Aug 2010

IBM
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PAYMENT CARD INDUSTRY DATA SECURITY STANDARD DEFINITION (continued): …  and elaborates on six major objectives.First, a secure network must be maintained in which transactions can be conducted. This requirement involves the use of firewalls that are robust enough to be effectivewithout causing undue inconvenience to cardholders or vendors. Specialized firewalls are available for wireless LANs, which are highly vulnerable to eavesdropping and attacks by malicious hackers. In addition, authentication data such as personal identification numbers (PINs) and passwords must not involve defaults supplied by the vendors. Customers should be able to conveniently and frequently … 
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