IT Security & Network Security News & Reviews: QualysGuard Web Service for PCI Compliance Scans

 
 
By David Strom  |  Posted 2010-10-20
 
 
 

QualysGuard Web Service for PCI Compliance Scans

by David Strom

QualysGuard Web Service for PCI Compliance Scans

At-a-Glance View

With the compliance status dashboard, you can see how many of your servers are in or out of spec quickly, along with how many vulnerabilities exist.

At-a-Glance View

Know Your Requirements

Included with the product is a handy reference to PCI specs, the user guide and payment processor Websites.

Know Your Requirements

Check Your Status

This is the main dashboard of the service, showing you quickly how many of your servers are in compliance and how far you have completed your questionnaire.

Check Your Status

Its All in the Details

Reports are PDF files that contain pages of detailed information about the various vulnerabilities of each server.

Its All in the Details

Examine Your Practices

The self-assessment questionnaire is an annual task that requires you to answer dozens of questions on particular security practices.

Examine Your Practices

Reports Generated Automatically

Included in the service is this wizard that can automatically generate the required reports to submit to your merchant banks.

Reports Generated Automatically

How Vulnerable Are You?

Part of the reports are these summary graphs showing the distribution of vulnerabilities by their severity level.

How Vulnerable Are You?

Vulnerabilities and Solutions

The service shows which vulnerabilities have been discovered for particular servers, along with links to resolve them.

Vulnerabilities and Solutions

Secure with a VeriSign Token

You can secure your user account information with a VeriSign two-factor token.

Secure with a VeriSign Token

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