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Fujitsu Prepares Organisations for Cyber-Attacks with New Security Incident Response Management Service

London, October 01, 2018 – Fujitsu today announces a new Security Maturity Assessment service to help organisations maximise their ability to effectively respond to inevitable cyber-attacks.
The Fujitsu Security Incident Response Management service is a fixed-price, fixed-scope check of an organisation’s ability to prepare for, handle, mitigate and learn from security incidents. This includes readiness for breaches only recognized after weeks or even years, which according to industry studies1 happens in one-third of cases. While some attacks, such as ransomware, are designed to be noticed quickly, others still have an average ‘dwell time’ from breach to identification of 106 days1.
Despite the threat to business continuity that is posed by security breaches and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks – which can knock an entire organisation offline – many businesses are still unaware of the full extent of the cyber-risks they face and are underprepared to cope. This absence of readiness is reflected by many companies lacking a robust security strategy for dealing with cyber threats, with many incident management processes being mostly manual and implemented on an ad-hoc basis.
Based on more than 40 years’ experience2 in providing security and data center operations in highly secure public, private and military environments, Fujitsu’s new assessment service enables organisations to understand their maturity and ability to both recognize and respond to cyber-security incidents. This provides enhanced protection for organisations’ data assets and reputation while also helping contain costs and bolstering often scarce in-house cyber-security expertise.
The new service also helps organisations understand the further steps needed to improve the resilience and assurance of their business continuity contingency plan, outlining verified and demonstrable competence to recover from incidents quickly and completely. Organisations with a robust strategy in place for detecting and responding to cyber-attacks can also benefit from higher stakeholder confidence, and financial benefits through a reduced risk profile.
Fujitsu is providing its Security Incident Response Management service via a standards-based assessment in line with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-61 Revision 2 guidelines for computer security incident handling3. The service checks an organisation’s cyber-security principles, processes, procedures, availability of documentation and tools, to assess readiness for attacks, indicate areas for improvement and provide clear recommendations for necessary remedial actions to improve security incident response processes.
Pricing and availability
The Fujitsu Security Incident Response Management service is available immediately to customers in Europe, the Middle East, India and Africa, directly from Fujitsu. Pricing varies according to country. Further information is available online.
Notes to editors
1 https://www.sans.org/reading-room/whitepapers/incident/show-on-2017-incident-response-survey-37815
2 To help organisations prevent, detect and respond to cyber threats, Fujitsu created a new global Cyber Security business in 2017. Based on more than 40 years’ experience of working in highly secure environments, this is a global team of approximately 2,000 cyber-security professionals providing a comprehensive portfolio intended to provide organisations with robust defenses against cyber-security threats. Fujitsu is positioned as one of the world's most important providers of Managed Security Services (MSS) for cyber-security, with an end-to-end offering that addresses organisations' full range of exposures. Fujitsu gained inclusion in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, which ranks the top 17 global MSS vendors. Fujitsu's inclusion underlines continued growth in this area, providing a solid recognition of the rapid progress since the Global Security business was created.
3 https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/specialpublications/nist.sp.800-61r2.pdf

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Date: 01 October, 2018
City: London

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