Continuous monitoring is an age old concept that still applies to the modern world. More recently, we've seen references to multiple break-ins that relied on gaining a foothold through one or more vulnerabilities that may or may not be known. According to the 2012 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, lack of monitoring is why most breaches aren't detected for weeks, or even months. Prevent this. Read on to learn what continuous monitoring is and what organizations can do to devise a solution that works for them.