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11.2.1: Perform quarterly internal vulnerability scans. Address vulnerabilities and perform rescans to verify all “high risk” vulnerabilities are resolved in accordance with the entity’s vulnerability ranking (per Requirement 6.1). Scans must be performed by qualified personnel.
Note also that the vendors for things like merchant services Also have to do the scans. Everyone in the Payment Card chain must do them.
11.2 Run internal and external network vulnerability scans at least quarterly and after any significant change in the network (such as new system component installations, changes in network topology, firewall rule modifications, product upgrades).
11.2.3 Perform internal and external scans, and rescans as needed, after any significant change. Scans must be performed by qualified personnel.
There are three types of vulnerability scanning required for PCI DSS:
Internal quarterly vulnerability scanning by qualified personnel (use of a PCI SSC Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV) is not required)
External quarterly vulnerability scanning, which must be performed by an ASV
Internal and external scanning as needed after significant changes
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