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PHISHING AND VISHING EXPEDITION FOR A GLOBAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY

November 15, 2019

PHISHING AND VISHING EXPEDITION FOR A GLOBAL MANUFACTURING COMPANY

CLIENT PROFILE
Global manufacturing company with corporate headquarters in St. Louis, MO. R&D laboratories and manufacturing facilities in more than 35 countries. Develop solutions towards the responsible production of products benefiting today and subsequent generations. Provide commercial solutions that promote reduced waste, and the reuse and/or recycle of our natural resources.

CHALLENGE
Standard email filtering was not successful at blocking malicious emails. Management was concerned with reputational damage, intellectual property loss and direct costs and wanted to gauge the level of exposure with both US and foreign employees.

UHY SOLUTION
Provided ethical hacking services in the form of emails simulating phishing attempts for multiple regions in their native languages (Spanish, Chinese, Portuguese, Thai) as well as social engineering phone calls asking for personal information. Reported results to client executive team which included prioritized and practical recommendations for findings related to the weaknesses and vulnerabilities discovered during the assessment.

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