PCI Compliance Network Scan Penetration Test

Working with Dentist, Chiropractors, CPA's and Other Financial planners...Some as Low as 3 Desktops and 1 Server --> 39 Desktops and 2 Servers.

I am in need of a Penetration Test that Won't Break the Bank..

Been calling all day and they range from $5,000 and up.

Cjoego
Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAsked:
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Have you looked at the approved list of PCI scanning companies?  https://www.pcisecuritystandards.org/approved_companies_providers/approved_scanning_vendors.php
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McKnifeCommented:
Those guys doing pen tests are usually highly trained security experts. It is normal that those charge you at the very least 1000USD per person per day. What figures did you expect, if I may ask?
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Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
will be checking out the list this week,

I have Small clients between 5-25 PC's and I am wishing to start a Security marketing Campaign and Needed a Cheap either Scanning company or Scanner it'self. to check a Network before and after my Install

Cjoego
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Ahmed Amin AhmedCybersecurity Trainer and ConsultantCommented:
instead of going to penetration testing which is actually very expensive. You may go for Vulnerability Assessment/Security Assessment. Using automated tools available in the Market.

e.g..
1- Nessus - http://www.tenable.com/products/nessus
2- GFI LanGuard- http://www.gfi.com/products-and-solutions/network-security-solutions/gfi-languard
3- Nexpose - http://www.rapid7.com/products/nexpose/

or You may go to freelancer's websites, and hire a cheap penetration tester.
www.freelancer.com, or Elance.com

Ahmed Amin
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McKnifeCommented:
Having a third party evaluate your security is not the same as doing it yourself - no matter what tools you use, no matter if you are good or not. You should have someone else do it.

cjoego, any feedback? This question is growing old.
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Joseph SalazarVice President - Senior IT ConsultantAuthor Commented:
Thank you for all of your responses.

We signed up with Rapid7 and it does a Fantastic Job.

Cjoego
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