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1.4 PCI DSS (v3.2.1)

Compliance Standard

Compliance Version

Control ID




Requirement 1: Install and maintain a firewall configuration to protect cardholder data. Establish and implement firewall and router configuration standards


Install personal firewall software or equivalent functionality on any portable computing devices (including company and/or employee-owned) that connect to the Internet when outside the network (for example, laptops used by employees), and which are also used to access the CDE. Firewall (or equivalent) configurations include:
• Specific configuration settings are defined.
• Personal firewall (or equivalent functionality) is actively running.
• Personal firewall (or equivalent functionality) is not alterable by users of the portable computing devices.

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