Frequently Asked Question

What are system-level objects, as identified in PCI DSS Requirement 10.2.7?

A system-level object is anything on a computer system required for its operation, including but not limited to database tables, stored procedures, application executables and configuration files, system configuration files, static and shared libraries and DLLs, system executables, device drivers, device configuration files, etc.

Refer to the PCI DSS and PA-DSS Glossary of Terms, Abbreviations, and Acronyms for additional definitions of terms used in PCI DSS or PA-DSS..
May 2014
Article Number: 1034