PCI DSS Compliance using PCI DSS Policy Templates
As a result of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) a many organizations are creating or modifying their written information security policies.
Conformity to compliance frameworks such as PCI, HIPAA and COBIT and an effective information security program fundamentally requires information security policies.
Security Bastion’s PCI DSS Policy Templates can be utilized to save money and time and ensure compliance with the PCI DSS standard.
Security Policy Requirements
Written information security policies are the foundation of any information security program. Information security policies provide the high-level business rules for how an organization will protect information assets. Policies in writing facilitate the employee's understanding of their responsibilities towards information security in juxtaposition to their organizational roles.
Written information security policies also provide documented evidence of management's intent to protect information, and a baseline for both internal and external auditors to validate the security posture of the organization.
Written security policies are fundamental to any security program is underscored by Requirement 12 within the PCI-DSS standard - Maintain a policy that addresses information security. It is at the top-most level that our service caters to core requirements of PCI DSS.
Addressing Specific PCI Compliance
Our Information security templates answer the need for PCI compliance at two basic levels. First, our templates provide time-saving policy development tools and advice to aid the entire policy development process.
Second, all the topics in the PCI standard are covered by prepared policy statements in our security templates. The combination of pre-written policy statements and expert advice on the policy development process will save organizations valuable time
Policy Development Tools
Security Bastion provides a variety of time-saving tools to help organization manage the policy development process. Policy development is a continuous and evolving "process" as opposed to a one-time event. For an information security policy program to be effective the organization should regularly modify policies based on risk assessment. Understandably companies should develop a structured process of regularly developing, modifying integrating and implementing Information security policies.
Our service includes an entire year of updates ensuring that you get the latest information security and risk management templates based on industry standards such as the new ISO/IEC 27001:2013.
Our service contains expert advice on how to build and develop information security policies.
We also include in our service 90 documents on Information security and risk management Covering every aspect In line with today's industry standards. A few of the critical areas that these documents discuss are acceptable Internet usage, network security, firewalls and data privacy.
We also include a range of risk management assessments and data classification tools to assist in identifying those critical assets in your organisation. If you're trying to figure out were your organisation is right now before planning ahead we also include as part of our premium package a number of assessment tools to ensure every base is covered when assessing your organisation.
Addressing Specific PCI Information
Security bastion makes it very simple to address all 12 requirements of the PCI DSS. Our information security policies provide thousands of distinct security policy, Standards and process and procedure statements that is the essence of our service and constitutes the Security bastion packages Containing thousands of security related topics and technologies.
Our various packages contain references to more than 120 security related domains and is constructed around the ISO/IEC 27001 security framework.
While the Policy template packages we offer are based upon the ISO security standard, We provide full control mapping to the PCI DSS.
HIPAA and COBIT 6.0 (used for Sarbanes-Oxley) are also included in these maps.For a number of organizations it is necessary to prove conformity with more than one standard or framework. An inbuilt design feature of our service is enable an approach based on best practices that also makes easier auditing of numerous coexisting regulations and standards.