The Purpose of PCI Network Segmentation Penetration Testing is to identify unauthorized access from out-of-scope networks to the in-scope networks that hold sensitive information such as Customer Card Holder Data (CHD)Card holder Data Environment(CDE) is a network segment that stores, processes and transmits cardholder data. Network segments helps in avoiding congestion in the overall network and isolates crucial segments (those that have critical data) from other segments. Every organization follows their own segmentation process and procedures as per their business requirements.Segmentation Penetration Testing is carried out as a requirement of Industry-standard Compliances such as Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS).
As per PCI guidelines, Segmentation Penetration Testing is required to be done once every year for merchants and once every six months for merchant service providers.
As per requirements, QRC is capable of performing network segmentation penetration security testing both onsite as well as offsite
QRC follows a testing checklist approach that ensures that every aspect of the PCI Network Segmentation Penetration Testing is tested thoroughly:
During the entire PCI network segmentation penetration testing, our clients are kept up to date with the ongoing progress by means reporting at each stage. The reporting is supposed to include the whole VLAN structure scope as well as a summary of compliance status. The multiple phases in the process are as stated below:
Network segmentation helps to make it difficult for an attacker to compromise your system. The more segmented your network is, thesaferit is in balancing the strategy of the business with the need to secure it. Among other benefits of PCI network segmentation penetration testing, the process helps to check the security posture network segments from a PCI compliance point for view.
Standing from a cybersecurity point of view we provide a concise and comprehensive report that details all the necessary aspects of your network segments are as per the PCI security requirement. Our web application security testing program provides the following benefits: