Compliance Solution for PCI DSS 2.0

August 7, 2013


Attend the 2013 PCI Community Meeting for the Latest Core PCI Standards

The focus of this post is on the upcoming PCI SSC North American Community Meeting which is being held September 24–26, 2013, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The meeting spans two full days of knowledge sharing, networking, and learning, which includes Keynote presentations from industry experts, PCI case studies, and Technical sessions.

May 23, 2013


Design & Implementation Guide: What’s In a Name?

This may seem to some a rhetorical question, right? It’s in the name! A guide that describes the design and implementation of a system or solution. That seems simple enough. Cisco Design and Implementation Guides (DIGs) can be found in the Cisco Design Zone. Many of these designs are Cisco Validated Designs (CVDs) that include […]

March 19, 2013


Addressing Ongoing Security and Compliance Requirements

Organizations continue to face threats to their brands, reputations, and profits from attacks on their information systems. The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is designed to protect credit card information. During my five-year tenure at Cisco, I’ve been focused on PCI. The challenge that we have faced when deploying a solution to help customers become compliant and maintain a secure enterprise is the complexity. At the various trade shows that I have attended to discuss PCI, I have encountered a lot of head-shaking and looks of disgust as I bring up the topic of PCI. To help simplify PCI compliance, Cisco has released the latest Cisco Compliance Solution for PCI DSS 2.0 to make it easier for organizations to maintain a secure, compliant network.