The 6 Main Categories of PCI DSS 30


     Category  Major Requirements
    Build and maintain a secure network and systems

    1. Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data.
    2. Do not use vendor-supplied defaults for system passwords and other security parameters.

     Protect cardholder data

    3. Protect stored cardholder data.
    4. Encrypt transmission of cardholder data across open, public networks.

    Maintain a vulnerability management program 5. Protect all systems against malware and regularly update anti-virus software or programs.
    6. Develop and maintain secure systems and applications.
    Implement strong access control measures 7. Restrict access to cardholder data by business need to know.
    8. Identify and authenticate access to system components.
    9. Restrict physical access to cardholder data.
    Regularly monitor and test networks

    10. Track and monitor all access to network resources and cardholder data.
    11. Regularly test security systems and processes.

    Maintain an information security policy  12. Maintain a policy that address information security for all personnel.

    This is a high-level overview to get you thinking about where you stand in regards to PCI compliance, and to help you identify any costly security gaps. 



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