PCI & HIPAA Compliance

The Payment Card Industry-Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a single benchmark composed of security programs from all of the five leading credit card companies. If you accept, process or store credit card information – you bear the responsibility of being compliant and documenting it on an annual basis.

But what are the PCI DSS Objectives and Requirements?

The PCI Data Security Standards

 

PCI DSS is the global data security standard adopted by the payment card brands for all entities that process, store or transmit cardholder data. It consists of common sense steps that mirror security best practices.

Goals PCI DDS Requirements
Build and Maintain a Secure Network 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. Use 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. Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access
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 addresses information security for all personnel
  • PCIHIPAA will immediately get you PCI compliant and save you money for PCI Fees you may currently be paying to your credit card processor
  • We will immediately scan your IP address to make sure you are not susceptible to hackers
  • Our PCI Security Advisors will also walk you through your required Self Assessment Questionnaire (SAQ)
  • Get compliant today!

HIPAA Compliance

  • Our online portal will give you access to all of your required HIPAA Policies and Procedures
  • We work with your team and become your HIPAA Incident Response partner
  • We prepare and train your team to reduce the risks relating to typical HIPAA violations
  • Take your Free Risk Assessment today as required by the HIPAA Security Rule

Tools for assessing Compliance with PCI DSS

The PCI SSC sets the PCI security standards, but each payment card brand has its own program for compliance, validation levels and enforcement. More information about compliance can be found at these links: