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Case Study: Fortune 500 Financial Services Company


  • Solved the following challenges using Dell SecureWorks Security Services:
    • Needed additional security expertise
    • Needed to improve regulatory compliance
    • Needed to increase operational efficiency

Use Case

  • Uses Dell SecureWorks to comply with the standards or mandates:
    • PCI Data Security Standard
    • GLBA
    • FFIEC Guidelines
    • Sarbanes-Oxley Act
    • NIST SP 800 Series
    • ISO/IEC 27001
    • COBIT
  • Has the following security devices in their IT environment:
    • Firewalls: 1-9
    • IDS Appliances: 1-9
    • IPS Appliances: 10-24
    • UTM Appliances: 1-9
    • Web Application Firewalls: 1-9
  • Has the following types of servers in their IT environment:
    • Windows Servers: 251 – 2000
    • Linux / Unix Servers: 51 – 250
    • Routers, Switches, Other: 50 or less


  • Rated their overall security posture as much stronger since engaging Dell SecureWorks.
  • Selected Dell SecureWorks for the following reasons:
    • Quality of customer support
    • Reporting capabilities
    • Responsiveness
    • Reputation or peer recommendations
    • Security management platform
    • Threat intelligence and research
  • Saved 1-19% in cost savings with Dell SecureWorks Security Services compared to performing the same security functions with in-house staff and tools.


“Dell SecureWorks’ Vulnerability Management service has allowed us to detect vulnerabilities within our enviroment in a pro-active manner, allowing us to proactively manage our risk and exposure.”

“Overall reputation was a big factor in our decision to go with Dell SecureWorks.”

“Dell SecureWorks has allowed us to be much more efficient and effective in what we do.”


TechValidate Survey of a Fortune 500 Financial Services Company

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