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October 07, 2015 08:00 ET

ControlScan Achieves PCI ASV Recertification

Payments Industry Designation Reflects Expertise, Commitment to Security Best Practices

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 07, 2015) - ControlScan, the managed security service provider (MSSP) medium-sized enterprises rely upon for unified security and compliance, announced today that it has recertified as a Payment Card Industry (PCI) Approved Scanning Vendor (ASV). With its successful ASV recertification, ControlScan is approved to continue conducting external vulnerability scans through calendar year 2016.

There are currently 104 ASV companies operating in good standing with the PCI Security Standards Council, 72 of which are approved to perform vulnerability scanning services anywhere in the world. ControlScan has been active as an ASV since 2007, helping merchants and service providers detect and remediate security vulnerabilities in accordance with the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) and general security best practices.

"Our ASV recertification is the result of a rock-solid process, put in place by our Qualified ASV Employees and executed upon for as many as 80,000 companies each year," said Joan Herbig, CEO, ControlScan.

As an ASV, ControlScan offers vulnerability management services that guide organizations toward a stronger security posture by enabling them to:

  • Discover network-connected devices and the software running on them;
  • Uncover vulnerabilities and prioritize their remediation based on the risk they pose; and
  • Improve upon security controls while continuously maintaining compliance with PCI DSS Requirement 11.2.

For more information about ControlScan and its unified security and compliance solutions, visit ControlScan.com or call 800-825-3301, extension 2.

About ControlScan

ControlScan is disrupting the way security and compliance is delivered to medium-sized enterprises by making it more reliable, simpler and affordable. As the SME's single source for managed security, threat management, security testing and compliance support, ControlScan offers IT professionals and their organizations enterprise-grade technologies and services that keep them steps ahead of the cyber criminal. Based in Atlanta, ControlScan is venture backed, with 1,000,000+ customers and 150+ partnerships worldwide. For more information, please visit ControlScan.com or call 800-825-3301.

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