This PCI Top 10 List is a Must Read for any entity looking to become PCI Compliant
Santa Monica, CA (PRWEB) September 26, 2011
PCI DSS QSA Charles Denyer reveals his top 10 Challenges and Recommendations list regarding PCI compliance, which is a must-read for any merchant, service organization or any other entity involved in the processing, storing, or transmitting of cardholder data. These critical items can cause considerable strain and roadblocks for many organizations seeking to become PCI compliant, thus learning, understanding and proactively addressing them early on is imperative.
Charles' Top 10 PCI List covers the following subject matter:
1. Provisioning, hardening, securing and locking-down all in-scope "system components"
3. Two-factor authentication
4. Web application firewall (WAF)
5. Audit Trails and Logging
6. Log Server | Syslog
7. File Integrity Monitoring
8. Intrusion Detection System
9. Policies and Procedures
10. Operational Commitments from Internal Personnel
About Charles Denyer
Charles Denyer is a member of NDB Accountants & Consultants, a nationally recognized boutique CPA and advisory firm specializing in Regulation AB, SAS 70, SSAE 16, ISAE 3402, FISMA, NIST, HIPAA, ISO and PCI DSS compliance, along with other regulatory compliance initiatives. Mr. Denyer is actively involved in numerous professional associations and organizations for a wide range of industries and business sectors. He is also an advanced social media expert, having spent years working in the field of search engine optimization (SEO) and various forms of online marketing and social media.
Mr. Denyer holds numerous accounting and technology certifications along with a Masters in Information and Telecommunication Systems from the Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Nuclear Engineering.