Compliance Checker for Payment Card Industry

Challenge

Organizations face increasing scrutiny when adhering to Payment Card Indusry (PCl) DSS compliance. Fines and penalties have increased dramatically for systems that are not in compliance. According to VISA, 42 percent of large and medium-sized US merchants did not reach their respective PCI DSS compliance deadlines. Organizations continue to rely on manual assessment methods for PCI DSS audits that require significant IT resources from preparation to execution. Manually checking systems against PCI DSS requirements is a time-consuming and error prone-process.

Solution

Vcenter compliance checker

Compliance Checker for PCI DSS v1.2 is a free, downloadable tool that provides a real-time compliance check for multiple Microsoft Windows servers and desktops against PCI DSS v1.2 requirements. The tool collects data from these servers and desktops and produces a detailed summary of which requirements are met and which ones are not. This summary of PCI DSS v1.2 compliance can be used to drive a remediation/mitigation strategy and help prepare for audits.

Benefits

  • Produce audit quality reports on PCI DSS v1.2 compliance – The summary report produced by the Compliance Checker for PCI DSS v1.2 can be used during an audit to demonstrate IT compliance against PCI DSS v1.2.
  • Detect problems before they affect your security posture – It is important to protect card holder data, not just during an audit event but all the time. Compliance Checker for PCI DSS v1.2 will make it easy to detect problems that impact your security posture.
  • Get detailed guidance on remediating compliance violations – Detailed remediation advice for each supported requirement is provided by a team of experts at the Center for Policy and Compliance and is available directly from the tool.
  • Access the latest podcasts, webinars and white papers on PCI compliance – A wealth of up-to-date resources includes interviews with thought leaders, white papers, archived webinars and analyst reports that can be accessed from the tool.