Are free PCI ASV scans possible?

Requirement 11.2 of PCI DSS states that a covered entity should conduct quarterly external scans and rescans via an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). An ASV is a PCI SSC-qualified company to conduct external vulnerability scanning services in line with PCI DSS Requirements 11.2.2. For a vendor to be designated as an ASV, PCI SCC’s ASV … Continued

Who needs PCI ASV scans and why?

Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) are operational and technical requirements prescribed by the PCI Security Standard Council (PCI SSC). This standard applies to all entities that store, process, or transmit cardholder data. PCI SCC looks after maintaining the PCI DSS standard and its enforcement. Over the years, PCI DSS has achieved the … Continued