Network PCI Testing is becoming necessary in today's society and will help protect you and your systems. The sad truth: does Network PCI Compliance ensure security? The answer is, "Not necessarily." The ever-growing number of recent accounts of highly-publicized data breaches, in seemingly PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant and protected companies reveals just how critical it is to become as knowledgeable and properly protected as possible.
As technology advances, and people become more successful in security breaching, the need for proper testing and security grows as well. Payment card information is an extremely high-profile and highly targeted medium and the tactics of cybercriminals are becoming more and more sophisticated and advanced. No organization is ever entirely secure; but with the proper defense technologies, businesses can tremendously alleviate their risk and vulnerability, and make it much more difficult for cybercriminals to breach their private networks and data.
Network PCI testing can provide accurate reporting for remediation and is required for compliance purposes. Network PCI testing usually goes hand in hand with a vulnerability assessment which will check whether the policies and procedures in place are adequate and fulfill compliance requirements. Performing network PCI testing can also help in acquiring funding if you’re in a corporate environment.
Without network PCI testing you are subject to a cyber-attack which can cause settlement costs, lawsuits, fines, loss of reputation, loss of business, and litigation. A cyber- attack can ruin a business and cost hundreds of thousands of dollars compared to the small fee you would have to pay for preventative measures such as network PCI testing.
With 22 years of experience and certifications in CEH, CISSP, CHFI, CISA, CGEIT, and more, we specialize in Security, Compliance and Risk Management. We deliver analyst prepared reports, NOT stock canned output from scan tools.