Why ASV Whitelisting is Both Normal and Essential for a Successful PCI Vulnerability Scan

October 30, 2017 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags ,
ASV whitelisting and PCI vulnerability scans

“Why am I being asked to whitelist ControlScan’s IP address as part of your ASV service? Doesn’t bypassing my IPS defeat the purpose of a PCI vulnerability scan?” ASV whitelisting is one of the most common questions our Vulnerability Management team receives, so let’s dive … Read more

How Website Security Gets Breached: 3 Common Errors and 3 Basic Fixes

June 7, 2017 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags , ,
Website security: 3 common errors, 3 basic fixes

The bad guys don’t care what—or how much of it—you sell online. Today’s e-commerce businesses are in hackers’ cross hairs for many reasons, not the least of which is their ease of access. With the Internet as their gateway, every single e-commerce business is an … Read more

“How Do I Report a PCI Violation?”

November 2, 2016 • Published Categories PCI 101 Tags
PCI Violation

Consumers raise red flags about non-compliant businesses. While most of the PCI compliance questions we receive are from businesses working to understand and implement the standard, there is one question we are asked time and again by consumers. That question is, “How do I report … Read more