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8.7 PCI DSS (v3.2.1)

Compliance Standard

Compliance Version

Control ID




Requirement 8: Assign a unique ID to each person with computer access


All access to any database containing cardholder data (including access by applications, administrators, and all other users) is restricted as follows:

• All user access to, user queries of, and user actions on databases are through programmatic methods.
• Only database administrators have the ability to directly access or query databases.
• Application IDs for database applications can only be used by the applications (and not by individual users or other non-application processes).

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