network scan

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 (, PayTrace, etc.) that does not…