Given the recent Kmart security breach of credit card numbers being compromised we can see that persistent vigilance is essential given evolving malware threats. Single “Point-in-Time”compliance doesn’t equal “Secure”.
As you can see in the chart below it is essential to continuously asses the degree to which your business is being compliant. There should be a constant cycle of assessing, detecting, adjusting, and remediating to ensure that your business stays secure from malicious hackers.
Source: Kmart Security Incident