Steps of a PCI DSS Gap Analysis
- Automated Security Scanning
Commerical scanning tools used to identify potential vulnerabilities>
- Report Development and Interpretation
Recommendations report to fix gaps that would impact a PCI security assessment
- Network Architecture Review
Review network security design and identify weaknesses
- Security Policy Review
Review up to 10 security policies for gaps in procedures
- Automated Security Re-Scan (within 3 months)
Re-Scan identified systems after patches are put in place
Benefits of a PCI DSS Gap Analysis
There are many benefits of completing a PCI DSS gap analysis. It will give your company a snapshot of your compliance with PCI DSS regulations. Once you have completed a PCI DSS gap analysis with Aurora, you will be able to identify areas where immediate attention and remediation might be required.
This is a cost-effective approach to managing your security posture because you will make efforts going directly towards known weaknesses instead of implementing solutions that may or may not be necessary for your individual security environment.
Conducting a PCI DSS gap analysis will improve the effectiveness of budgeting and cost forecasting for your PCI DSS Compliance program. It will also create an awareness of your company’s ability to comply with industry standards, especially as they may change over time.