PCI DSS Firewall Requirements - Infographic

Published on : 11 Sep 2021

pci dss firewall requirements

Firewalls form the foundation of network security for any organization to secure its critical IT infrastructure against any cyber threats online. So, firewalls are a critical part of an organization’s cybersecurity program. PCI Council also mandates the need for implementing firewalls to organizations dealing with sensitive cardholder data online. The PCI DSS Compliance outlines in its 12 requirements the need for implementing firewalls to secure systems and networks against cyber threats online.  Elaborating about the firewall requirements in detail we have shared an illustrative blog describing the firewall requirements of PCI DSS and what an organization is expected to do it comply with the requirements. 

pci dss firewall requirements infographic

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Narendra Sahoo
Narendra Sahoo

Narendra Sahoo (PCI QPA, PCI QSA, PCI SSF ASSESSOR, CISSP, CISA, CRISC, 27001 LA) is the Founder and Director of VISTA InfoSec, a global Information Security Consulting firm, based in the US, Singapore & India. Mr. Sahoo holds more than 25 years of experience in the IT Industry, with expertise in Information Risk Consulting, Assessment, & Compliance services. VISTA InfoSec specializes in Information Security audit, consulting and certification services which include GDPR, HIPAA, CCPA, NESA, MAS-TRM, PCI DSS Compliance & Audit, PCI PIN, SOC2 Compliance & Audit, PDPA, PDPB to name a few. The company has for years (since 2004) worked with organizations across the globe to address the Regulatory and Information Security challenges in their industry. VISTA InfoSec has been instrumental in helping top multinational companies achieve compliance and secure their IT infrastructure.