Requirement 6

PCI DSS Requirement 6 | Develop and Maintain Secure Systems and Applications | PCI Policies Download from

PCI Requirement 6, “Develop and maintain secure systems and applications”, is without question one of the more comprehensive “requirements” within the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards (PCI DSS) framework.  Not only must merchants and service providers have in place a comprehensive security patch management program – one that ultimately requires an extremely well-written PCI policy and procedure documents – there’s numerous provisions relating to the secure development of systems and applications residing within the cardholder data environment.  

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Specifically, the following PCI policies (which can be downloaded from, and supporting checklists are required for compliance with Requirement 6:

  1. Security Patch Management Policy and Procedures (This alone is an extremely important policy and procedure document to have in place, one that must cover all essential activities relating to patching and updating systems for ensuring their confidentiality, integrity, and availability (CIA).
  2. Software Development Life Cycle Processes Policy and Procedures
  3. Custom Application Code Change Reviews Policy and Procedures
  4. Change Control Policy and Procedures
  5. Software Development Secure Coding Guidelines and Training Policy and Procedures
  6. Secure Coding Training Checklist

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With, you can purchase and immediately download PCI policies that map directly back to your organizational needs regarding the following PCI DSS specific reporting requirements:

•    SAQ A for Merchants
•    SAQ B for Merchants
•    SAQ C for Merchants
•    SAQ C-VT for Merchants
•    SAQ D for Merchants and Service Providers
•    SAQ P2PE-HW for Merchants
•    Onsite Assessments by PCI-QSA for Merchants and Service Providers

Purchase and immediately download your PCI Policies Packet today for SAQ A, B, C, C-VT, D, P2PE-HW, and Level 1 onsite assessments.

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