For retailers and merchants, January 1st, 2012 is the deadline after which all audits for PCI compliance need to be at the Data Security Standards 2.0. At Cisco we have invested in education content as well as architecture designs for PCI 2.0 to help retailers address compliance and secure credit card data.
Need to learn about the basics of PCI 2.0? Check out the following Fundamentals of PCI YouTube Video
For a little more deeper education about PCI including navigating the ins and outs of compliance, dig into design and implementation, and tips for a successful audit, check out the following Cisco Techwise TV episode titled “Everything You Wanted to Know About PCI But Were Afraid to Ask”
After watching the videos it is time to hit the books and reference materials
Check out the Cisco PCI for Retail Solution Web site: http://www.cisco.com/go/pci2
For technical details of the Cisco PCI solution 2.0 for Retail, head to the Cisco PCI Solution for Retail 2.0 Design and Implementation Guide on the Cisco Design Zone.
This 1,200 page document set is an in-depth roadmap for retail organizations to achieve, maintain and simplify PCI compliance. It includes design guidance, detailed configurations, and the complete PCI DSS 2.0 assessment report from auditor, Verizon Business.
If you are looking for a lighter technical reading and something for your bookshelf this holiday season, the PCI Solution for Retail 2.0 Design Guide is the perfect stocking stuffer from Cisco Marketplace
This condensed Design Guide is an in-depth roadmap for retail organizations to achieve, maintain and simplify PCI DSS 2.0 compliance . It includes strategic guidance as well as tactical implementation of architectures to conform with PCI DSS 2.0. The Architectural Design section discusses what retailers should consider when designing their posture for addressing PCI. It examines enterprise architecture and discusses the related controls within them. This design guide is now available to order from Cisco Marketplace
We hope you find our education and solution content useful as you move forward with your PCI compliance projects.
If you need more information and business briefing on this subject, please contact your Cisco account representative.