PCI DSS requirement 11.1 mandates the use of wireless scanners in your cardholder environment on at least a quarterly basis to ensure that rogue wireless networks are not present. The text of the requirement reads “Test for the presence of wireless access points by using a wireless analyzer at least quarterly or deploying a wireless IDS/IPS to identify all wireless devices in use.”

There are several possible ways that you can meet this requirement in your organization. Here are a few suggestions:

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