Due to the sensitivity of information Flashpoint provides, the subject of this case study, a Fortune 50 company, will remain anonymous and referred to as “the company."
About the Company
This multinational company has its headquarters located in the United States, and offers a range of products through its brick-and-mortar stores and websites. The company has an expansive supply chain which includes transportation, energy, manufacturing, and financial services, and vast experience with mergers and acquisition.
The Company and Flashpoint
The company has been a loyal Flashpoint customer since 2016. Flashpoint spoke with the company’s Data Assurance and Cyber Intelligence team lead to learn more about its experience leveraging Flashpoint to support the company’s goals and challenges.
Flashpoint empowers business units and functions across organizations with a strategic decision advantage over threats and adversaries, and is suitable for organizations seeking to address enterprise-wide risk. Flashpoint’s sophisticated technology and human-powered analysis enable organizations globally to bolster cybersecurity, confront fraud, detect insider threats, enhance physical security, assess mergers and acquisitions opportunities, and address vendor risk and supply chain integrity.
The company’s Data Assurance and Cyber Intelligence team is responsible for monitoring highly sensitive information leaving the company’s environment, reviewing external threats, vulnerabilities and exploits, and determining how these risks impact the company’s network.
The Company's Challenge
The company’s biggest challenge is the diversity of its portfolio with regard to the growing threat landscape of each vertical. This includes the constant advancement of new technology and the changing tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of threat actors. The Data Assurance and Cyber Intelligence team plays an integral role in protecting the company. Accurate and timely intelligence is critical to help the team mitigate risk.
According to the Data Assurance and Cyber Intelligence team lead, the company chose to work with Flashpoint for a variety of reasons, starting with the ability to leverage Flashpoint’s intelligence related to the overall threat landscape, tailored intelligence, supply chain risks, mergers and acquisitions risks, fraud, and insider threats. The company highlighted a number of key factors behind the decision to work with Flashpoint: