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Attackers can security vulnerabilities to gain privileged access to systems, including endpoints. Many of these vulnerabilities are fixed by vendor-provided security patches, which must be installed by the entities that manage the systems. All endpoints must have all appropriate software patches to protect against the exploitation and compromise of cardholder data by hackers and malicious software.
6.2: Patch Management
Ensure that all endpoints have the right patches installed timely
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