Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data
All systems within organization’s card holder data environment (CDE) must be protected from access from untrusted networks. Firewalls represent key protection mechanism for networks, because they control the flow of traffic into and out of sensitive network areas and devices. Your corporate firewalls and routers may already provide great level of protection. However, as it pertains to endpoint protection, maintaining appropriate desktop firewall configurations for cardholder data protection remains a challenge due to the unknown risks of network connections that bypass established network topology. Examples include mobile device connection tethering or accidental usage of unsecure wireless networks setup in the same building.
NOTE: This requirement is included in the PCI DSS category called Build and Maintain a Secure Network and Systems.
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