Posts Tagged: asv scan

PCI Self Assessment Pack

"In depth understanding of PCI, very responsive and services at a great price." Chief Technical Officer - Secret Escapes Supporting You Right Through To Successful PCI Self Assessment Where to start? What must I complete to show my company is PCI compliant? Will we be fined for not being compliant? What needs to be scanned?... Read more »

ASV Scan Responsibilities

The ASV Program Guide describes the various responsibilities for all parties involved in the PCI ASV Scanning process. There are a number of parties, but here we’re just concentrating on two. They are the scan customer (you) and the Approved Scanning Vendor (Ambersail). The following text is taken from the official ASV program guide, which… Read more »

5 Essential Tips For Those New To A PCI Scan

PCI scan for weaknesses

Recently, we have started with a significant number of new clients on ASV scanning projects. This is the PCI scan on networks that needs to be performed by merchants and service providers. Nothing new in that. We have been an ASV for over ten years. What has caught our eye is what has prompted these… Read more »

ASV Scan Interference

Just a reminder of a regular observation we make when conducting ASV scans. It’s the issue of interference from an IDS or IPS system. Whilst such systems are useful in normal production situations, they must not interfere in any way with the ASV scan. If interference is detected by the ASV scan – we have… Read more »

ASV Scanning: Roles & Responsibilities

Since we moved to the new ASV Program Guide v1.0 procedure last year, we’ve answered numerous questions from customers about the new reports and associated procedures as mandated by the Program Guide. For the most part, “Why are you doing this?” is the most commonly asked question! Rather than insisting that you read the entire… Read more »