Are You Taking The Necessary Steps To Avoid A Data Breach?

Jul 16, 2018

Taking precautions to avoid the risk to have a data breach in your company should be a priority for you. 

Many data breaches have happened to companies in the past including the most recent case with Equifax. You should not be the next one and PCM is here to help you.

 What happened recently?

  • Few days ago Equifax announced it was impacted by a data breach that affected around 143 million consumers in the US.
  • Reports are that Equifax got breached from an unpatched open source vulnerability (Apache Struts CVE-2017-5638).
  • Hackers were inside for weeks compromising client information such as name, address, social security, birthdates, credit cards.
  • This information is key to creating false identities, accessing credit cards, bank accounts, etc.
  • Criminals also accessed credit card numbers for approximately 209,000 U.S. consumers, and certain dispute documents with personal identifying information for approximately 182,000 U.S. consumers
  • There are multiple class action lawsuits filed against Equifax, brand damage, cost of remediation that will cause lasting damage to the enterprise.
  • The top security officers have already been fired.
  • Most American are now trying to grapple with what the breach means for them personally.

 What does PCM Security Have to Offer you in this Case?

  • Security Posture Assessments, PCM can help you to identify your security weak points and develop a roadmap in order to reduce your potential risks.
  • We can identify your critical data sets, who has access, and what it takes to secure this data at rest and in motion.
  • We provide CISO level and security expertise to assist with remediation of security posture and compliance concerns.
  • When it is time to look at a fully integrated security solution, we are completely agnostic representing over 100 of the industry’s top vendors.
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