QualysGuard PCI Compliance

QualysGuard PCI provides businesses, online merchants and Member Service Providers the easiest, most cost-effective and highly automated way to achieve PCI DSS compliance. QualysGuard PCI draws upon the same highly accurate scanning infrastructure and technology as Qualys’ flagship solution, QualysGuard used by thousands of organizations around the world to protect their networks from the security vulnerabilities that make attacks against networks possible. Qualys is an Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV), and is fully certified to assess PCI DSS compliance.

QualysGuard PCI streamlines business operations related to PCI compliance and validation for merchants and acquirers, all from a combined collaborative application with automated report sharing and distribution. Merchants who use QualysGuard PCI can easily identify areas in the SAQ where they may not be meeting compliance requirements and are then presented with technology solutions that will help them complete their compliance validation. Acquirers who use QualysGuard PCI now have an easy way to validate key risk areas contained within their merchants’ PCI DSS SAQ. This component of the application will allow acquirers to make more informed risk decisions and be able to manage the compliance risk in their merchants’ portfolio more effectively.

QualysGuard PCI is well-suited for any organization that must achieve PCI compliance, and is ideal for any organization that must:

  • Protect cardholder information and keep networks secure from attacks

  • Complete an annual PCI DSS Self-Assessment Questionnaire

  • Pass a network security scan every 90 days by an approved scanning vendor

  • Maintain secure web applications according to PCI Requirement 6.6

  • Document and submit proof of compliance to acquiring banks