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PCI Compliance vs legacy services

I administrate for a network that just this year started being required to meet PCI compliance. We signed up with a cloud-based security scanning service, which finds issues with a couple different servers, both boiling down to the machines being out of date. One is an Xserve running OS X Server (10.5 Leopard), the other is a Dell PowerEdge running Windows Server 2003. Both have all available updates/patches, both are no longer supported or updated by their manufacturer any more. Our firewall is a Checkpoint Safe@Office 500.

These machines run services that the company and clients use, I can't just turn off the relative port forwards on the firewall to satisfy reported compliance scan vulnerabilities. Budget constraints do not allow us to purchase updated servers/software, so I'm seeking alternate firewall configuration suggestions (if possible) for keeping these machines' available to LAN and WAN users, while satisfying issues identified in the compliance reports.
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McKnife

8/22/2022 - Mon
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Schuyler Dorsey

Sean is correct.

We can certainly offer additional mitigating controls to help you be more secure but none of these will help you be more compliant against PCI.

At the end of the day, End of Life software/systems is going to be one of your biggest risks in terms of security and availability.
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