Security vulnerabilities of Internet facing systems can potentially have severe, wide-reaching implications for your organization. SMT with Cognosec’s certified ASV Scans will identify weaknesses and vulnerabilities as well as quantify their severity – allowing them to be managed efficiently and effectively. Doing so will
It is imperative that any individual capable of accessing information technologies in an organization understands the value of the resources at their disposal and their responsibility of keeping those resources from being abused. Careless or unaware individuals could potentially disrupt an organizations IT systems or accidentally allow for unauthorized access to systems.
To address PCI DSS requirements 12.5 and 12.6, which refer to the distribution of security polices throughout the company and the existence of a formal security program, SMT offers full support in the development of security policies and security awareness programs. The SMT Security Awareness Program is designed to help you raise the level of understanding of how important security is today, and to help you push responsibility throughout the company.
Variances between the PCI DSS and an organization’s currently established policies and practices detected in the gap assessment need to be addressed. Any entity that accepts payment card transactions must be compliant with all 12 elements of the PCI Data Security Standard.
Many companies already have security standards and procedures in place, but as the world is conforming to one standard, a re-assessment is often necessary. A PCI Gap Assessment is an analysis on the variances between established security standards and those required by the PCI SSC for PCI certification.