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Using USM Appliance for PCI Compliance

Applies to Product: USM Appliance™ AlienVault OSSIM®

The purpose of this topic is to assist customers in utilizing AlienVault USM Appliance to help achieve Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) compliance.  Many businesses do not have the tools, knowledge, and resources to fulfill the requirements for PCI Compliance. USM Appliance can play a pivotal role for you by delivering the technologies necessary to achieve PCI compliance. 

The PCI DSS are a set of technical and operational requirements designed to ensure that all companies that process, store, or transmit credit card information maintain a secure environment.  Administered by the PCI Security Standards Council, the PCI standard requires validation of compliance on an annual basis.

PCI DSS compliance is a complex process, and the requirements can vary for different organizations, depending on your industry and organization size. You can use the USM Appliance platform’s unified approach and built-in essential security capabilities to accelerate and simplify your ability to assess and validate your compliance on critical PCI components. This topic explains which PCI testing procedure that USM Appliance addresses, and how you can use USM Appliance to help you achieve PCI compliance.

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Testing Procedure

Description of the PCI Testing Procedure

How USM Appliance Delivers

Explanation of how USM Appliance delivers on this PCI requirement

USM Appliance Instructions

Instructions on how to set up USM Appliance to meet this requirement

USM Appliance Documentation

Link to specific documentation for setting up USM Appliance