Benefits Of Paladion’s PCI DSS Compliance


Enhanced Resilience

Showcase the implementation of enhanced security controls to regulators and customers, especially in the wake of recent high profile data breaches at service providers and merchants.


Extended Services

Enable your organization to comfortably extend services from major payment brands including VISA, Master Card, American Express and acquiring banks in the region. 


Expanded Recognition

Satisfying the PCI DSS international standard will give your organization’s security compliance automatic global recognition 


Elevated Competition

Enter into the market as a PCI DSS certified entity from day zero putting you first among similar organizations in your region. 

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PCI Security Testing Services



• Maintain a vulnerability management program thatregularly monitors and tests networks

The PCI DSS Requirement

• Develop and maintain secure systems and applications
• Regularly test security systems and processes


PCI Module

  • Internal and External (ASV) Vulnerability scans
  • Internal and External Network Penetration Tests
  • Code Review
  • Application Penetration Tests(Black box and Grey box)
  • Application Security Training
  • Access Control List review (for Firewall,Routers and Switches)
  • Configuration Reviews
  • Authorized and Unauthorized (Rogue)Access Points Detection
  • Wireless Penetration Tests


  • Paladion’s PCI Compliance Suite offers solutionsnecessary for security testing

Security Testing – What You Need


PCI Internal And External vulnerability Scans

PCI Standard 11.2 requires that an organization “Run internal and externalnetwork vulnerability scans at least quarterly and after any significant change tothe network.” As an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) and certified by the PCIcouncil, Paladion uses the industry’s leading internal and external scanners torun vulnerability scans to help you comply with all standards.


PCI Internal And External Network Penetration Test

PCI requirement 11.3 states that you must “Perform external and internal penetration testing at least once a year and after any significant infrastructure or application upgrade or modification.” Paladion offers continuous testing of over200 networks each year to maintain ongoing compliance and ongoing security.


PCI Code Review

PCI Section 6.3.7 requires a “Review of custom code prior to release toproduction or customers in order to identify any potential coding vulnerability.” Paladion has vast experience in code reviewing applications that include online banking, embedded systems, online trading and documentmanagement systems.


PCI Application Penetration Tests

PCI Section 11.3.2 asks organizations to “Verify that the penetration testincludes application-layer penetration tests at least once a year.” Paladion hasone of the largest application penetration testing practices in the world with experience testing more than 1000 applications.


Application Security Training

PCI requirement 6.5a requires that a company “Verify that processes requiretraining in secure coding techniques for developers, and are based on guidancesuch as the OWASP guide.” Paladion provides an Application Security TrainingService specifically designed to satisfy this requirement with online training to prepare all of your developers in the most cost-effective way.


Access Control List Review (For Firewall, Routers And Switches)

PCI requirement 1.1.7 requires that a company “Review firewall and router rulesets at least every six months.” Paladion provides comprehensive assessment of Access Control List reviews for firewalls, routers and switches to assistorganizations in remediating and meeting PCI DSS compliance requirements.


Configuration Review

PCI requirement 2.2.3.a requires that a company “Inspect configuration settingsto verify that security features are documented and implemented for all insecure services, daemons, or protocols.” In addition to Paladion’s non-intrusiveconfiguration review methodology, we use scripts developed in-house to collect configuration settings. The results from these scripts are then analyzed againstthe secure configuration checklist from which reports are prepared. Our secure configuration checklist is based on well known standards such as CISecurity,SANS Top 20, Vendor guidelines, NIST guidelines and our industry experiencethat complies with PCI DSS requirements.


Authorized And Unauthorized (Rogue)access Points Detection

PCI requirement 11.1 demands that a PCI compliant organization “Test for the presence of wireless access points by using a wireless analyzer at least quarterlyor deploying a wireless IDS/IPS to identify all wireless devices in use.” Paladionoffers cost effective services to detect authorized and unauthorized (rogue)Wireless access points in your network, assist in remediating them and meet the wireless scanning requirements.


Wireless Penetration Tests

As part of PCI requirement 11.3 on penetration tests, the intent of the standard requires penetration tests to be performed on the authorized wireless accesspoints as part of the CDE. Paladion offers cost effective services to conduct comprehensive wireless penetration tests and recommendations to fix the gaps(if any) and meet PCI DSS requirements.

PCI Log Monitoring Services


• Regularly monitor and test networks

The PCI DSS Requirement
• Track and monitor all access to network resources and cardholder data

PCI Module
• Remote monitoring and log management

• Paladion’s PCI Compliant Log Monitoring Solution is designed specifically to comply with PCI requirements for businesses of all sizes.

Log Services – What You Need

  • Real time detection, alert and response
  • Attack correlation of logs frommultiple sources
  • Multi-vendor and platform support
  • Support for small and large networks
  • Smart utilization of bandwidth
  • Incident management
  • Historic forensic analysis
  • Online reports
  • 250+ pre-defined report templates
  • Rich visualization

The PCI DSS Implementation Methodology


Scope Identification

  • PCI DSS Awareness workshop to highlight the goals and objectives of the standard
  • Card business process identification and analysis
  • Card data flow analysis and discovery
  • Network Segmentation Analysis
  • Cardholder Data Matrix and Scope Finalization

Gap Analysis

  • Benchmarking existing controls with latest version of PCI DSS
  • Identification of security controls achieving compliance
  • Suggest roadmap to compliance and assist organizations in achieving certification.

Implementation Support

  • Fine-grained Implementation Tracker with detailed action item mapping, dashboards and PMO support.
  • Design and Document security processes to meet compliance requirements and assist in implementation of these processes.
  • Evaluate security technological solutions and assist in implementation
  • Technical Assessments as per PCI DSS requirements
  • ASV Scans
  •  Security Awareness and Training
  • Risk Assessment as per PCI DSS requirements


  • Conduct external audit by a PCI council approved QualifiedSecurty Assessor (QSA)
  • Provide certification documents legally recognized in the globe – Report Of Compliance (ROC) and Attestation of Compliance (AOC)
  • Provide certification documents recognized globally for branding and marketing purposes – Paladion Digi-seal and certificate

Fast, Easy and Cost Effective Ways to Achieve PCI Compliance

Paladion has leveraged its extensive experience in the design, implementation and maintenance of security processes and infrastructure to devise a proven methodology for clients to achieve PCI compliance in a quick and cost effective manner.

    • An established repository of tools and knowledgefor implementing PCI DSS requirements

    • Skilled resources that take ownership for implementing key controls and meeting documentation and filing requirements

    • Cost effective implementation with focus on minimizing investment in new technologyand leveraging existing infrastructure

    • Quick and assured achievement ofPCI DSS certification

    • Ongoing Security Management Program for PCI DSS Compliance

  • An easy to use Merchant Compliance Portal

Why Paladion?

Paladion are the experts and leaders in the field with over 400 customers in North America, Asia, and Europe that rely on Paladion for all of their compliance needs. If you are preparing for PCI compliance, Paladion provides what you need to ensure you exceed all standards and more importantly, keep your sensitive data secure in the long term. You can select the entire Paladion PCI Compliance suite for comprehensive protection or choose specific modules for an immediate customized compliance program.

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