External Footprint Analysis

Schneider Downs consultants will use commonly available open source tools, scanners and databases which can be acquired by any attacker to obtain a blue print of the client and its Internet profile. Our seasoned professionals approach external foot printing without any significant prior knowledge about the clients network. We gather domain names, IP network ranges, and other information about hosts, such as operating systems and applications. This service may discover new hosts or applications on the network that the client management is not aware of such as vendor, employee or partner added systems.

case studies

 
big problem:
Ransomware attack halted a global manufacturer's operations.
big thinking:
Recover and secure the system – fast – save $1 million in ransom.
 
big problem:
High tax burden for family-owned franchisor.
big thinking:
Comprehensive planning for a 15% tax reduction.

our thoughts on

Maze Ransomware

The recent spread of ransomware has kickstarted many companies into reevaluating their current cybersecurity maturity. It has come to be generally accepted

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Crown Prince Mohamed and Jeff Bezos’ Rocky Relationship Leads to Hack, Murder

Against the backdrop of strengthened relations between the United States and Saudi Arabia over the past few years, relations began between Saudi Crown

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Continuous Monitoring and Auditing – A Growing Automation Trend in Internal Audit

Continuous monitoring and auditing are automated feedback tools used to monitor processes, transactions, IT systems and controls on a frequent or continuous

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NSA Makes Unprecedented Vulnerability Disclosure - Microsoft Vulnerability CVE-2020-0601

Microsoft’s Patch Tuesday has come again and, with it, another highly publicized vulnerability, CVE-2020-0601. This week’s notification is

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Six Tips for Writing Effective Internal Audit Reports

You’ve successfully planned and executed your audit. Now, it’s time to communicate your findings to the client, board, or committee. Here are

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