Attaining PCI Compliance: Building on an Effective Systems Management Foundation
With data theft losses reaching alarming proportions, the payment card industry created the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) to protect cardholder information. Any organization that stores, processes or transmits payment card information is required to be PCI Compliant. Systems Management is front-and-center when it comes to implementing PCI Compliance. In this paper, ENTERPRISE MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES (EMA) analysts examine the systems management requirements of the PCI DSS, identifying how and where it plays both leading and key supporting roles.