PCI Compliance

I need to setup a Cisco ASA 5505 for PCI compliance in a very small retail business. They have 4 I/P credit card readers. My question is, would it be compliant to segment the card readers on a separate 8 port switch and assign that to a DMZ? If so, what security level, 50 or something else?
I am open to any ideas presented.
Dennis PillowAsked:
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JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You get compliance certification through the bank or financial institution responsible for the card (or cards). You have to follow their certification procedures. You cannot do it yourself.
Dennis PillowAuthor Commented:
Interesting, I was told that I was responsible for the setup.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You would have to follow the compliance steps (that is maybe what was meant when you were told), but the requirements are specific and established by the financial institution. They are responsible for final certification . The time to certify is often measure in months.

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Dennis PillowAuthor Commented:
In understand completely now. This is becoming a very confusing side of retail business. It seems that I have been thrown into this whether I want to or not. I do support my customers fully.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Thanks for the update and I was happy to help.
Dennis PillowAuthor Commented:
Your welcome. I know where to get great advice to help with some of the simplest issues.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
Here is a decent starting point for you. It has a good overview and supporting links.

Dennis PillowAuthor Commented:
Thank you John.
JohnBusiness Consultant (Owner)Commented:
You are most welcome and I am glad I could help.
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