The annual holiday IT freeze is a cyber security mistake for retailers.

The Annual Holiday Season IT Implementation Freeze

Criminal hackers and nation-state attackers don’t care what time of year it is. They won’t respect your IT freeze, so continuous security improvement and continuous compliance needs to occur 365 days a year. Besides, if a retailer’s existing security solution is taking years to implement, perhaps they need to discard that product rather than stopping and starting a security project based solely on the time of year.

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