Achieve Robust PCI Compliance with RiskOptics

  • Navigate the complexities of PCI DSS with RiskOptics’ comprehensive solutions.
  • Protect cardholder data, boost credibility, and foster trust with successful PCI attestation.
  • Stay ahead of potential breaches and avoid costly penalties with real-time monitoring.

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These brands rely on our award-winning platform

  • slack
  • jetBlue
  • Chobani
  • 23andMe
  • AARP
  • sprinklr

PCI Compliance: Safeguarding Cardholder Data

In an era of increasing cyber threats, ensuring the security of cardholder data is paramount. PCI DSS, enforced by the PCI Security Standards Council, sets the benchmark for businesses handling payment card data.

  • Understand the significance of PCI DSS in protecting cardholder data from breaches.
  • Recognize the potential legal actions and penalties for non-compliance.
  • Embrace the benefits of compliance: enhanced trust, credibility, and business protection.

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PCI DSS Requirements at a Glance

PCI DSS is a set of security controls that organizations must implement to maintain a secure environment for cardholder data. It originally launched in 2006 and has gone through several revisions since then. The latest version is PCI DSS 4.0.

The levels of PCI compliance include:

Level 1

For merchants that process more than 6 million card transactions annually.

These organizations are required to undergo an external audit performed by a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA).

Level 2

For merchants that process 1 MILLION to 6 MILLION transactions annually.

Level 3

For merchants that process 20,000 to 1 MILLION transactions annually.

Level 4

For merchants that process FEWER THAN 20,000 transactions annually.

RiskOptics ZenGRC: Your Ultimate PCI Compliance Partner

Dive deep into the capabilities of our integrated ZenGRC platform, designed to simplify and streamline your PCI compliance journey, ensuring you're always audit-ready.

  • Gain a holistic view of threats, vulnerabilities, risks, and controls for comprehensive monitoring.
  • Utilize pre-built evidence request templates for efficient and streamlined compliance audits.
  • Leverage our universal control mapping to address multiple compliance requirements seamlessly.

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"As we expand our use of ZenGRC, the business value is only going to increase, earning its keep as a strategic asset that's critical to our operations."
Thomas Clark - Mixpanel
"ZenGRC was easy to use, it matched our model for how things ought to be linked & had all the compliance programs we needed. I didn’t find another solution that even came close."
William Dougherty - Omada Health CISO

Principal PCI DSS Requirements


Requirement – Build and Maintain a Secure Network and Systems

  • Install and maintain network security controls.
  • Apply secure configurations to all system components.

Requirement – Protect Cardholder Data

  • Protect stored account data.
  • Protect cardholder data with strong cryptography during transmission over open, public networks.

Requirement – Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program

  • Protect all systems and networks from malicious software.
  • Develop and maintain secure systems and software.

Requirement – Implement Strong Access Control Measures

  • Restrict access to system components and cardholder data by business.
  • Identify users and authenticate access to system components.
  • Restrict physical access to cardholder data.

Requirement – Regularly Monitor and Test Networks

  • Log and monitor all access to system components and cardholder data.
  • Test security of systems and networks regularly.

Requirement – Maintain an Information Security Policy

  • Support Information Security with organizational policies and programs.