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CASE STUDY

Benefits of adopting an intel-led approach to vulnerability management

How a financial services company reduced their exposure by 91% in 8 weeks as a by product of prioritising 0.8% of their vulnerabilities.

EASY PRIORITISATION

0.8%

prioritised

of all Vulnerabilities targeted for remediation

RISK REDUCTION

91%

reduction

Improved efficiency vs traditional methods

EARLY WARNINGS

2

zero days

Identified and remediated within the same day

DATA COVERAGE

17%

reduction

In false negatives for CVEs showing as “not exploited”

CASE STUDY: FINANCIAL SERVICES

The first 8 weeks: A financial service company reduced their exposure by over 90%

OVERVIEW

  • Cytidel implemented an API Integration with Microsoft Defender.

  • Cytidel provided the intelligence and insights to an MSP who were responsible for the assets and their patch management.

  • Assessed all existing CVEs on devices and assets to identify the 0.8% of vulnerabilities that required action, based on latest vulnerability intelligence.

  • The median time to remediate was reduced to just 11 days. Previously 94% of vulnerabilities were older than 60 days. 

  • A 91% reduction in total exposure over the 8 weeks. 

  • Two zero days identified, alerted and remediation scheduled on the same day.

  • A 17% reduction in false negatives for CVEs with active exploits listed as ‘not exploited’, when compared to Microsoft Defender.

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INTELLIGENT VULNERABILITY MANAGEMENT

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What our customers say

“Working with Cytidel has helped the Carne Group rank and prioritise what to do next in improving our security controls and posture. Cytidel are professional and expert in how they help build effective security controls and programs. They are passionate about information security, and it shows in the effective work they do.”

Eoin Oh’Eochaidh
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Carne Group

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