AirMagnet Extends PCI Data Security Support
AirMagnet extends PCI data security standard support to include Version 1.2
OCTOBER 13, 2008 | SUNNYVALE, Calif. — AirMagnet Inc., the leader in security, performance and compliance solutions for wireless LANs, today announced that AirMagnet Enterprise and AirMagnet WiFi Analyzer are being enhanced to support the new PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) version 1.2. This new support allows retail organizations to easily leverage AirMagnet solutions to confidently deploy, manage and secure wireless networks in accordance with the industry’s foremost standard for cardholder account security.
PCI security standards are technical and operational requirements set by the PCI Security Standards Council to protect cardholder data. AirMagnet Enterprise and WiFi Analyzer respectively provide 24/7 and as-needed monitoring of retail WLAN environments to ensure PCI compliance – among a variety of other WLAN security management functions.
“When we joined the PCI Council and the PCI Security Vendor Alliance over a year ago, our goal was to make sure wireless networks are safe and reliable for retailers,” said Chris Roeckl, vice president of marketing at AirMagnet. “The latest update and our support of it, give customers the ability to easily manage and secure customer information in a wireless environment, as well as the means to demonstrate wireless PCI compliance to governing bodies.”