Chapter 5

Building and maintaining a secure network

Abstract

This chapter explains fundamental steps in protecting PCI DSS and other electronic data, making your network secure in the first place. This chapter discusses the basic components of a secure network and lays the foundation for building the rest of your PCI DSS compliance.

Keywords

Secure Network
Networking
Data in Motion
Information in this chapter
• Which PCI DSS requirements are in this domain?
• What else can you do to be secure?
• Tools and best practices
• Common mistakes and pitfalls
• Case study
The concepts of defense-in-depth and layered security best represent the idea of building and maintaining a secure network. It would be great if organizations could rely on ...

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