How can the ThreatSign! help achieve and maintain PCI-DSS compliance
ThreatSign! is a comprehensive security platform designed to detect, mitigate, and prevent cyber threats, aligning seamlessly with the PCI-DSS compliance framework. Here's how ThreatSign! contributes to achieving and maintaining PCI-DSS compliance:
  • Web Security and Vulnerability Management
    ThreatSign! performs thorough vulnerability assessments and scans, identifying potential weaknesses in your web applications. ThreatSign! goes beyond traditional security measures by detecting and mitigating vulnerabilities that default security settings may not cover.
    Maintain a Vulnerability Management Program
    • Requirement 2: Apply Secure Configurations to All System Components
    • Aligned: 2.1 Processes and mechanisms for applying secure configurations to all system components are defined and understood.
  • SSL Certificate Management
    ThreatSign! streamlines SSL certificate issuing and maintenance, a critical component of PCI-DSS compliance. Automated SSL certificate management ensures the secure transmission of sensitive data over encrypted channels, meeting encryption requirements outlined in PCI-DSS.
    • Requirement 4: Protect Cardholder Data with Strong Cryptography During Transmission Over Open, Public Networks
    • Aligned: 4.2 PAN is protected with solid cryptography during transmission
  • Malware Detection, Prevention and Removal
    ThreatSign! employs powerful malware detection algorithms to swiftly identify and eliminate malicious code. This is crucial for meeting PCI-DSS requirements, particularly protecting systems against malware and regularly updating antivirus software.
    • Requirement 5: Protect All Systems and Networks from Malicious Software
    • Aligned: 5.2 Malicious software (malware) is prevented, detected, and addressed.
    • Aligned: 5.3 Anti-malware mechanisms and processes are active, maintained, and monitored
  • Web Application Firewall (WAF) Protection
    With its next-generation WAF capabilities, ThreatSign! fortifies web applications against common attacks such as SQL injection and cross-site scripting. This proactive defense not only secures cardholder data but also aligns with PCI-DSS requirements for implementing security measures in the development and maintenance of web applications. ThreatSign! performs comprehensive vulnerability assessments and scanning, addressing vulnerabilities promptly to ensure secure configurations of systems and web applications.

    Here is a list of common threats, with a focus on how Quttera Website Malware Scanner stands out in addressing them:

    Requirement 6: Develop and Maintain Secure Systems and Software
    • 6.2 Bespoke and custom software is developed securely
    • Aligned: 6.2.1 Bespoke and custom software are developed securely
    • Aligned: 6.2.3 Bespoke and custom software is reviewed before being released into production or to customers to identify and correct potential coding vulnerabilities
    • Aligned: 6.2.4 Attacks on business logic, including attempts to abuse or bypass application features and functionalities by manipulating APIs, communication protocols and channels, client-side functionality, or other system/application functions and resources. This includes cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request forgery (CSRF).
    • 6.3 Security vulnerabilities are identified and addressed
    • Aligned: 6.3.1 Security vulnerabilities are identified and managed
    • Aligned: 6.3.2 An inventory of bespoke and custom software and third-party software components incorporated into bespoke and custom software is maintained to facilitate vulnerability and patch management
    • Aligned: 6.3.3 All system components are protected from known vulnerabilities by installing applicable security patches/updates
    • 6.4 Public-facing web applications are protected against attacks
    • Aligned: 6.4.1 For public-facing web applications, new threats and vulnerabilities are addressed on an ongoing basis, and these applications are protected against known attacks or Installing an automated technical solution(s) that continually detects and prevents web-based attacks
    • Aligned: 6.4.2 For public-facing web applications, an automated technical solution is deployed that continually detects and prevents web-based attacks
    • Aligned: 6.4.3 All payment page scripts that are loaded and executed in the consumer's browser are managed
  • Incident Response and Forensics
    In the event of a security incident, ThreatSign! facilitates a rapid and effective response. Its comprehensive incident response and forensics capabilities aid organizations in complying with PCI-DSS requirements related to incident response planning, reporting, and investigation.

    Requirement 10: Log and Monitor All Access to System Components and Cardholder Data
    • Aligned: 10.2 Audit logs are implemented to support the detection of anomalies and suspicious activity and the forensic analysis of events.
    • Aligned: 10.3 Audit logs are protected from destruction and unauthorized modifications
    • Aligned: 10.5 Audit log history is retained and available for analysis.
    • Aligned: 10.7 Failures of critical security control systems are detected, reported, and responded to promptly.
  • Continuous Compliance Monitoring
    ThreatSign! provides continuous monitoring capabilities, enabling organizations to stay vigilant and promptly address potential compliance gaps. This aligns with PCI-DSS requirements for maintaining a secure environment continuously. ThreatSign! supports regular testing through continuous vulnerability assessments, ensuring that security systems and processes are thoroughly evaluated for potential weaknesses.

    Requirement 11: Test Security of Systems and Networks Regularly
    • Aligned: 11.3 External and internal vulnerabilities are regularly identified, prioritized, and addressed.
    • Aligned: 11.4 External and internal penetration testing is regularly performed, and exploitable vulnerabilities and security weaknesses are corrected.
    • Aligned: 11.5 Network intrusions and unexpected file changes are detected and responded to.
    • Aligned: 11.6 Unauthorized changes on payment pages are detected and responded to.
  • Post-Exploitation Detection Excellence
    ThreatSign! excels in post-exploitation detection, especially in scenarios where vulnerabilities have been exploited but might not be detected by traditional vulnerability scanning. This capability enhances PCI-DSS compliance efforts by addressing the evolving threat landscape and ensuring comprehensive protection against sophisticated attacks.
  • Advanced Threat Protection
    While traditional security platforms focus on identifying known vulnerabilities before exploiting them, ThreatSign! excels in detecting, mitigating, and preventing Zero-Day Exploits, Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), Fileless Malware, Malicious Scripts, Evasion Techniques, and Undetected Exploits. This proactive approach is essential for staying ahead of cyber adversaries and safeguarding against emerging threats.
  • Website Integrity and Security Features
    ThreatSign! encompasses continuous website integrity checks, including HTTP security headers verification, automated remediation, file integrity monitoring, and fixes to file systems. This comprehensive approach ensures that web applications handling payment card information maintain a secure and compliant posture according to PCI-DSS standards.
  • Log Management and Monitoring
    Achieving PCI-DSS compliance involves robust logging and monitoring practices. ThreatSign! ensures comprehensive log management, helping organizations meet the logging and monitoring requirements for tracking and analyzing access to cardholder data for web applications.