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.Read More
The problem is, cyber defense technologies that traditionally protected us from attack are often no longer able to do so. Firewalls, anti-malware tools and the like cannot block zero day attacks that haven’t previously been identified. Zero days can slip past conventional perimeter security tools undetected, and then wreak havoc inside the network.