PCI Risk Assessment

A PCI risk assessment is a formal process of identifying threats and vulnerabilities

that could negatively impact the security of cardholder data

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PCI DSS Requirement 12.1.2 requires organizations to perform an annual risk assessment to identify the threats and vulnerabilities that may have a negative impact on their organizations.

ValueMentor, a PCI QSA Company, has developed unique process to ease the annual risk assessment process and reduce the total cost of PCI compliance.

What you should know about PCI Risk Assessment

Annual Risk Assessment

The PCI Risk Assessment is an annual activity. However, you should perform the risk assessment after a significant change in your card holder data environment.

Formal Process for PCI RA

The PCI Risk Assessment shall follow a formal process to identify threats and vulnerabilities associated with the assets which are part of CDE or affects the CDE

Thirdparty Risks

Your PCI Risk Assessment should include the services outsourced to the third party vendors. The risk assessment should performed and risks should be identified as part of contracts.

Asset Identification

PCI Risk Assessment process shall be applied to all payment channels and assets that are in primary and secondary scope or otherwise impacts the security of CDE.

Formal reporting of PCI Risks

The identified risks shall be documented in formal PCI Risk Assessment reports. The risks shall be ranked and prioritized for a mitigation plan.

Risk Mitigation plan

The PCI Risk Assessment activity shall result in identifying the risk treatment plans to mitigate the risks. Plans shall be developed to defend future risks.

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Identify the Assets that impacts the security of CDE

Defining the scope of PCI Compliance and identifying the Assets & payment channels to identify the risks.

Conduct Risk Assessment Workshops

ValueMentor assessors will perform the PCI Risk Assessment workshop for the key stakeholders.

Perform PCI Risk Assessment

Our team will work hand in hand with your team members to perform the PCI risk assessment. 

Perform Vulnerability Assessments

Our team will work hand in hand with your team members to perform the PCI risk assessment. 

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