TechValidate Research on ControlScan

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949 Customers Surveyed

6,146 Data Points Collected

75 Published TechFacts

7 Published Charts

1 Published Case Study

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ControlScan Customer Testimonial

For internal scanning and yearly penetration testing, ControlScan has provided systems and expertise that our internal IT members don’t have.

IT Director, Small Business Retail Company

ControlScan Customer Research

What are you doing now, or planning to do in 2018, to better your restaurant’s security posture?

Implementing or upgrading our security awareness training program
Adding to or upgrading our security technologies, such as log monitoring, additional firewalls, etc.
Documenting and/or tightening our security policies
Implementing point-to-point encryption (P2PE) on payment transactions
Partnering with a Managed Security Service Provider
Hiring additional staff to focus on meeting our security objectives

ControlScan Partner Satisfaction Rating

An owner of a small financial services company would be very likely to recommend ControlScan for this reason:

I am an ISO in the credit card industry and know how important PCI compliance is to my merchants. ControlScan more than meets my needs with reporting and functionality.

ControlScan Customer Research

To what level is your organization’s executive team aware of the company’s security-related activities and objectives?

They are 100% aware and can speak to what we’re doing as an organization
They are somewhat aware, but it’s not a top-level focus
They are completely unaware

ControlScan Case Study

Crescent Dental


This case study of Crescent Dental – Dr. Bobbie Morris is based on a February 2017 survey of ControlScan customers by TechValidate, a 3rd-party research service.

“The ControlScan Managed UTM Firewall service makes my life easier by ensuring our firewall is expertly configured, maintained and monitored to protect us from the latest security threats.”


Prior to implementing the ControlScan UTM Firewall Service, Crescent Dental was not at all confident that they wouldn’t fall victim to ransomware or a security breach.

The business challenges that led the profiled company to evaluate and ultimately select ControlScan:

  • Compliance-related challenges:
    • Stretching a thin budget to meet compliance requirements
    • Understanding what it takes to meet compliance requirements
    • Finding the time to manage the compliance process
  • IT security-related challenges:
    • Understanding what they must do, above and beyond compliance, to be secure
  • Agrees with the following:
    • Protecting a business from hackers is so complicated that it’s hard to know where to start
    • Cyber criminals go for the low-hanging fruit and they refuse to be in that bunch

Use Case

Crescent Dental adopted the ControlScan Managed UTM firewall service for the following reasons:

  • Needed assistance to properly manage and maintain their firewall
  • Firewall required for PCI compliance
  • Liked that their firewall would be proactively monitored so they could catch any suspicious activity


Crescent Dental rated their ControlScan experience as “exceptional” in the following areas:

  • Sales Rep Knowledge
  • Hassle-Free Purchasing Process
  • Ease of Implementation
  • Rapid Issue Resolution

Crescent Dental says they will absolutely consider ControlScan for additional managed security services.

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About ControlScan

ControlScan is the Managed Security Service Provider with a difference: We take a proactive approach to protecting businesses from cyber threats while helping ensure their compliance with security and privacy standards like PCI DSS and HIPAA/HITECH. Our unified security and compliance services deliver confidence to millions of businesses as well as the IT professionals who serve them. Merchant service providers and web hosting companies also partner with us to reduce cybercrime-related business risk. Based in Atlanta, ControlScan is venture backed and supported by a worldwide base of customers, partners and strategic alliances.

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