Cisco SD-WAN achieves PCI-DSS compliance


We’re joyful to announce Cisco SD-WAN Cloud has achieved PCI-DSS 3.4 Attestation of Compliance (AOC) as a Stage 1 Service Supplier. Stage 1 requires probably the most stringent evaluation, and it’s the highest safety commonplace. Whereas Cisco SD-WAN doesn’t retailer PCI information, it does preserve Cisco hosted cloud atmosphere, as displayed in under diagram, to fulfill PCI safety requirements together with quarterly penetration assessments and vulnerability scans of the controllers.

The Advantages of Cisco SD-WAN

Digital transformation is extensively adopted by the retail {industry} and retailers are making the most of SD-WAN capabilities to scale their community. From right here on, there’ll solely be an upward development. As extra customers get accustomed to on-line buying, retailers might want to repeatedly improve the client expertise, enhance operations, and battle the continued menace. With elevated on-line buying and therefore elevated publicity to cybercriminals, the fitting safety and compliance measures are extra vital than ever earlier than.

Cost Card Trade Information Safety Normal (PCI-DSS) compliance is an industry-wide accepted set of safety requirements that measures international compliance and security of the atmosphere during which bank card information is accepted, processed, saved, or transmitted. For the reason that menace and vulnerabilities aren’t a one-time danger, PCI certification is an ongoing effort to repeatedly monitor the community and deal with any vulnerabilities.

Certifying SD-WAN answer is not going to solely assist our prospects preserve a safe community, meet the enterprise wants related to purposes, gadgets, and networks, but it surely additionally allows them a simplified journey to their PCI- DSS certification.


Cisco SD-WAN Attestation of Compliance (AOC) means safe entry with robust entry controls and monitored networks. Cisco SD-WAN maintains PCI AOC recurrently for SD-WAN Controllers (vManage, vBond, vSmart) securing the infrastructure and accelerating our buyer’s journey to PCI-DSS compliance.

Cisco SD-WAN AOC is on the market upon request and might be accessed by means of Cisco’s TrustPortal.