Case Studies

Case Study: Manufacturer hacked during holiday season

Challenge: Data mysteriously disappeared for a large-scale manufacturer during their busiest season.

Solution: Full-scale Incident Response.  CDG started to analyze the intrusion, using all of the available detective controls available.  CDG also quickly started to build alternate systems that allowed the client to operate a sanitized and known-good network for their critical business functions, which

Result: Quickly contained and isolated the incident, avoided reputational damage, and ensured revenue interruption was minimal.  CDG’s rapid intervention allowed the client to get up and running quickly and minimize revenue loss.

Case Study: Highly sensitive content provider with very strong third-party compliance needs

Challenge: Contractually obligated ISO27001 and SOC2 compliance within a short time-frame

Solution: Shore up an existing cybersecurity program and produce evidence to ensure the auditors have what they need to review the environment with minimal findings.  

Result: Client met their customer’s demands, increased their security maturity and increased customer trust.  The client also generated more revenue by using their increased security as a competitive advantage.

Case Study: Enterprise GDPR requirements

Challenge: A large enterprise client approached CDG for help aligning the needs of the Privacy, Legal, IT and Cybersecurity departments.  The client was a large target for regulators with multiple and sometimes contradictory regulatory compliance needs.

Solution: CDG helped define the tools and processes that were necessary to ensure all business units could effectively comply with the GDPR regulation, especially Data Subject Requests involving legacy systems.

Result: Ensured GDPR compliance and prepared the client for a full GDPR audit.