SSL and Early TLS Deadline
June 30, 2018 is the sunset date put in place by the PCI council regarding the use of SSL and early TLS within compliant environments. After this date, it is expected that entities have migrated completely away from using this within the PCI environment.
After this date, an entity that still has SSL or Early TLS in their environment will need to document that it has been verified that the systems are not susceptible to the vulnerability and complete the Addressing Vulnerabilities with Compensating Controls process for their particular environment.
Coalfire will no longer accept simply having a Mitigation and Migration plan as a dispute for these types of vulnerabilities identified.
Updating Vulnerability Checks
Coalfire is continually working to better our scanning tool and all of its features and functions.
Through this work, we have identified a number of vulnerability checks that seem to be common false positives and have focused our attention on improving these checks.
We have been working diligntly to get these checks rewritten to reduce the number of false positives being flagged throughout our vulnerability scans.
While some of these improvements have already been released, you can expect additional check rewrites to be completed throughout the remainder of the year.
Past Newsletters and Events
If you've missed our previous CoalfireOne Scans Newsletters, you can find them as well as other Coalfire related news and events by clicking here.
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Did you know?
- Per PCI guidelines, disputes can be accepted for a period no longer than 90 days. CoalfireOne has a “Disputes by Vulnerability” option to lighten the load of submitting disputes from quarter to quarter.
- Timely dispute response. Once a dispute is submitted, you will receive information if the dispute has been accepted or rejected within 5 business days. If the disputes have been rejected, a detailed explanation will be provided by a CoalfireOne representative.
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