The Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) has been in effect since 2004, but the need for continued compliance strategies is just as important today as when the standards were introduced. 

One of the most important elements of a continued compliance strategy is file integrity monitoring (FIM) for PCI DSS.  File integrity monitoring is specifically mentioned as a compliance requisite. The reason for this is simple: file integrity monitoring helps find and fix vulnerabilities that could be exploited to gain access to sensitive cardholder data.

Recent research notes that 81 percent of businesses in the U.S. and Europe store payment card data, and without the right protection measures in place, this information could be compromised. When it comes to PCI for businesses, file integrity monitoring isn’t just necessary, but it is also easier for you to secure your organization’s  data without having to utilize a great deal (Read more...)