How often do I need to do a PCI network vulnerability scan?
Most merchant businesses that require a network vulnerability scan will require them to be passed once per quarter. This scan needs to be done by a PCI SSC Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV).
Does my business require a PCI network scan?
Whether or not your business requires a network scan depends on your processing environment. Chances are if you are using a point of sale system that does not have built-in EMV readers, you will require a scan. Here are some scenarios that do not require a scan: Virtual terminal (Auth.net, PayTrace, etc.) that does not…