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VMware CP&C releases PCI DSS 3.0 Compliance toolkit for *NIX Environments in VCM!

CPC LogoThe VMware Center for Policy & Compliance (CP&C) is pleased to announce the availability of Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) 3.0 Compliance toolkit for UNIX and Linux Environments in VMware vCenter Configuration Manager (VCM), a key component in the VMware vCenter Operations Suite (vC Ops) suite.

PCI DSS 3.0 comes into effect from January 1, 2014. PCI DSS 3.0 compliance toolkit for VMware vSphere based virtual environment was released earlier this month.

PCI DSS 3.0 compliance *NIX toolkits are available for below environments:

AIX 5.3-6.x
AIX 7.x
HP-UX 11.23 and 11.31
RHEL 5.x
RHEL 6.x
SLES 11.x
Solaris 10.x
Solaris 11.x

You can download the packages using Compliance Content Wizard tool in VCM or from VMware solution exchange and begin to use them.

Keep in mind that VCM manages not only virtual environments, but covers physical as well. It is the market leader in Configuration Audit, Change Detection, Patch Management and COMPLIANCE content. With new additions such as Scripted Remediation Framework, high level of OS patch automation with auto deploy functionality, Easy install and setup, SCAP based compliance and a new look and feel, it is better than ever before!

Lookout for the PCI DSS 3.0 compliance rule groups and templates for Windows environment – Coming Soon!

Come, join the journey to Start Green Stay Green!

Thanks and regards,
Pravin Goyal

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About Pravin Goyal

Pravin is an information security and regulatory compliance expert. He holds various industry recognized and advanced security and other certifications such as CISSP, TOGAF, CWSP and CCSK. He delivers and also lead various security projects such as security and compliance policies for PCI DSS 3.0, HIPAA, IRS, DISA, CIS, vSphere hardening guides, Android Mobile Compliance and compliance checkers. He loves to keep abreast of latest developments in the field and find compelling ideas to bring some additional business and profitability to VMware. Additionally, he believes in collaborating across BUs and Companies to deliver customer facing solutions. Off late, he has authored CIS Docker 1.6 Security Configuration Benchmark, NSX-v 6.1 hardening guide and is active member of vSphere hardening guide development team since vSphere 4.1.