An IT team of one quickly takes control of 400 vulnerabilities

CASE STUDY Challenge: Organizations are inundated with hundreds of thousands of vulnerabilities every year. After years of experience, we know most organizations can only patch about 1 in 10 (10%) vulnerabilities discovered in their environment based on resource capacity. This is simply insufficient to meet expectations. Traditional vulnerability management approaches that rely on CVSS scoring… Continue reading An IT team of one quickly takes control of 400 vulnerabilities

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Virginia municipality discovers a dangerous backdoor

Challenge: With attacks on municipalities on the rise, a midsized county in Virginia knew it needed to improve its cybersecurity posture. The problem was they were not sure where to begin. So they enlisted our services to help them determine their strengths and vulnerabilities.  Solution: Assura helped the county get started with an assessment of… Continue reading Virginia municipality discovers a dangerous backdoor

Protecting a university’s network against both hackers and a student workforce.

Challenge:  A university approached Assura with a need to meet all the necessary regulatory requirements, including Commonwealth of Virginia cybersecurity standards, PCI DSS, FERPA, and HIPAA.  In addition, they had a unique challenge that most other organizations don’t have. Because they employ students to help run various aspects of the school, they also needed a… Continue reading Protecting a university’s network against both hackers and a student workforce.

ProDefense™ XDR: Quickly secures a global company’s all-new virtual call center.

Challenge:  A U.S. government contractor tapped a global company that specialized in workforce mobilization and staffing to create and staff a call center. Typically, this would not have been a significant challenge. However, this happened at the peak of the COVID-19 global pandemic, which meant the data center needed to be 100% remote while still… Continue reading ProDefense™ XDR: Quickly secures a global company’s all-new virtual call center.

Delivering election security for 11 Virginia localities in a single coordinated effort.

Challenge:  The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) challenged the state of Virginia with helping to secure elections. A part of this challenge was making government localities cyber secure as well. FEMA offered a grant to help small localities achieve the level of security required.  Eleven government localities came to Assura for help meeting the cybersecurity… Continue reading Delivering election security for 11 Virginia localities in a single coordinated effort.