Cybersecurity

For More Information Contact Daniel J. Desko  at cybersecurity@schneiderdowns.com

The sophistication and frequency of cyber-attacks is on the rise. Recent breach reports have outlined the fact that attacks are exploiting security weaknesses faster and easier than ever before and most organizations are not adequately equipped to defend themselves. Schneider Downs can help your organization to be better prepared. We offer a comprehensive set of information technology (IT) security services, including network penetration assessments, network vulnerability assessments, web application security testing, IT security maturity assessments and more. Schneider Downs team of network security specialists, application configuration specialists, implementation consultants and certified information system auditors can assist your organization with an objective assessment, identifying crucial information and key security risks, and assisting with the implementation of industry best-practice security standards to mitigate these risks.

Cybersecurity Services Include the Following:

Cybersecurity Software Solutions:

In addition to providing a wide range of technical and compliance cybersecurity services, Schneider Downs is an authorized reseller for the software solutions listed below.

Service Overviews:

Cybersecurity Resources:

Case Study: Employees’ Passwords Compromise Cybersecurity Defenses  

Learn how a Schneider Downs network penetration test resulted in significant updates to a client’s cybersecurity environment.

Case Study: Global Manufacturer Operations Halted By Ransomware Attack  

Learn how Schneider Downs helped recover and secure a global manufacturer’s systems following a ransomware attack demanding $1 million in ransom.

Quick Reference: Top Disguises Used to Breach the Office  

Do you know how to spot a potential intruder at the office? Learn about some of the top disguises cybercriminals use to breach entry points in this downloadable infographic from the Schneider Downs cybersecurity team.

Quick Reference: 10 Must Ask Cybersecurity and Information Security Questions  

How prepared are you for a breach? Are you subject to regulatory regulations with your data? What data does your vendors have access to? These are just a few of the questions organizations need to ask when assessing their cybersecurity and information security readiness. See the full list and recommendations from our team of experts in this quick reference piece.

Whitepaper: 10 Most Common Physical Cybersecurity Threats 

This whitepaper recounts firsthand experiences from our team of cybersecurity experts gleaned from their offensive physical security testing and incident response investigations, and offers best practices to help organizations like yours better understand, identify and mitigate physical security risks.

Whitepaper: 10 Vulnerabilities Hackers Love to Exploit 

Media coverage of data breaches often focus on the impact, but that’s only half the story. Get inside the mind of a hacker and learn about the common underlying circumstances leading to breaches and best practices you can take to protect yourself and your organization from being a target.

Whitepaper: 10 Things Companies Wish They Did Before a Breach

The Schneider Downs cybersecurity team has participated in countless breach response efforts and while each situation is unique, there are common mistakes and trends we continue to see. In an effort to help organizations like yours, our team of cybersecurity experts share the top ten preventive measures overlooked prior to a breach.

Whitepaper: Maximizing the Value of Penetration Testing

One of the primary tools to accomplish assessing an organizations’ cybersecurity strength are regular penetration tests. The coverage and depth of the penetration test varies widely and management must be aware of what constitutes an effective penetration test in order to maximize the value. This whitepaper explores the difference between penetration testing and vulnerability assessments, as well as best practices and helpful tips on selecting testers.

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

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Continuous Monitoring and Auditing – A Growing Automation Trend in Internal Audit

Continuous monitoring and auditing are automated feedback tools used to monitor processes, transactions, IT systems and controls on a frequent or continuous

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NSA Makes Unprecedented Vulnerability Disclosure - Microsoft Vulnerability CVE-2020-0601

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday has come again and, with it, another highly publicized vulnerability, CVE-2020-0601. This week’s notification is

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Six Tips for Writing Effective Internal Audit Reports

You’ve successfully planned and executed your audit. Now, it’s time to communicate your findings to the client, board, or committee. Here are

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Wawa's Data Breach

Reset the days without a major data breach back to zero. In the constantly evolving world of cybersecurity, it doesn’t look like the phrase above

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New Orleans Under State of Emergency Due to Ransomware Attack

The city of New Orleans continues to operate under a state of emergency following a devastating ransomware attack. The hack was discovered in the early

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Brian Krebs Sheds Light on Cybercrime at Pittsburgh’s Premiere Cybersecurity Event

On December 9, 2019, I was honored to represent the Pittsburgh Chapter of ISACA and Schneider Downs as the leader of Pittsburgh’s Information Security

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