Free Tool: PCI DSS: Requirement 5


Protect all systems against malware and regularly update anti-virus software or programs









Action1 Customers

Different kinds of malware, such as viruses, ransomware, trojans and more is typically used by attackers to enter corporate networks by means of email, Internet, removable media and other ways of business communication. Attacker use malware to take advantage of system vulnerabilities. This scope of PCI DSS mandates the use of antivirus and antimalware solutions for system protection. Action1 addresses certain aspects of malware protection at the endpoint level to provide your compliance with this section of PCI.

5.1: Deploy Anti-virus Software
    Deploy anti-virus software and verify that it is operational
5.2: Maintain Anti-virus Software
    Ensure that anti-virus software is kept current, performs periodic scans and generates audit logs
5.3: Anti-virus is Running and Cannot Be Altered
    Verify that anti-virus is actively running and cannot be disabled or altered by users

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