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Using USM Anywhere for PCI Compliance

The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is a set of comprehensive requirements for enhancing payment account data security. These requirements are a set of security standards designed to ensure that all companies that accept, process, store or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.

About PCI DSS

The PCI DSS applies to all entities that store, process, and/or transmit cardholder data. This data can include credit cards, debit cards, ATM cards, and point of sale (POS) cards. The goal of the standard is to protect cardholder data and decrease the possibility of cardholder data theft and/or loss. If you are a merchant who accepts or processes payment cards, you must comply with the PCI DSS.

The PCI DSS is made up of 12 requirements that businesses are expected to comply with. These requirements consist of security policies, procedures, and guidelines for storage, processing, and transmission of cardholder data.

About USM Anywhere for PCI DSS

USM Anywhere helps organizations meet PCI DSS requirements and provides out-of-the-box searches, reports, assetsAn IP-addressable host, including but not limited to network devices, virtual servers, and physical servers. and asset groupAsset groups are administratively created objects that group similar assets for specific purposes. management to give you visibility into your system, applicationA software program that performs some collection of tasks on a computer or some other programmable device., and device activity relevant to PCI compliance.

USM Anywhere can play a crucial role for you by delivering the technologies necessary to achieve PCI compliance. Many businesses do not have the tools, knowledge, or resources to fulfill the requirements for PCI Compliance.