• Company: Wright Hassall LLP
  • Contact: Head of IT
  • Vertical: Legal sector
  • Location:Leamington Spa, UK
Customer Overview

Many people comment on the Wright Hassall name, asking whether it is a gimmick. But it isn't; Wright Hassall has been supporting individuals and businesses in Warwickshire for over 170 years and has been awarded the nation’s leading regional law firm.

Requirement

With threats evolving fast and information protection increasing in importance, Wright Hassall embarked on a security improvement drive to align the firm with Cyber Essentials and ISO 27001 best practice. Being a leading regional law firm, confidentiality and integrity of data is paramount however it also needs to be easily available; to employees via cloud adoption and clients through digital services.

Solution

Saepio were engaged as a partner to aid with the security improvement plan and deploy best fit solutions. Following a security review, it was apparent a number of point products had been organically adopted over time to address specific security challenges. To reduce the quantity of independent management consoles, support contracts and subscription charges, a number of these products could be consolidated into a single technology platform delivering clear security, administrative and commercial benefits. Additionally, most controls focused on preventing cyber threats therefore incident detection and response capabilities were implemented to provide security visibility across the firm.

Outcome

The successful implementation of a market leading Next Generation Enterprise Security Platform consolidated multiple technologies into a single solution that delivers advanced threat prevention, improved control and simplified management. Coupled with a cloud SIEM, threat detection and incident response tool, Wright Hassall have confidence in complying with best practice security standards.

  • Company: PizzaExpress
  • Contact: IT Director
  • Vertical: Retail
  • Location:Uxbridge, UK
Customer Overview

With approaching 600 restaurants around the globe, 2 main office locations and in excess of 10,000 employees, PizzaExpress manage and secure a broad IT estate. The company brand is well recognised and trusted so protection of customer data against compromise is paramount to maintaining a positive reputation.

Requirement

The General Data Protection Legislation posed new data security challenges for PizzaExpress. Although robust controls were in place to protect information and the infrastructure, the desire to align with latest security best practice resulted in the initiation of an improvement project.

Solution

PizzaExpress appointed Saepio’s expertise to conduct a ‘state of the nation’ review of security polices, products and processes mapping specifically against the GDPR legislation. The findings were presented to stakeholders of the business and a logical action plan was defined to remediate risk in order of priority. In partnership with the PizzaExpress IT and GRC departments, Saepio continue to help implement best fit solutions that fulfil the security improvement strategy and sustain compliance ongoing.

Outcome

PizzaExpress embarked on a journey to mature data security policies, products and processes. As an extension of the PizzaExpress team, Saepio’s industry knowledge ensured optimal use of budget and resource to reduce risk and improve security with the result being protection of their valued customer data and well-loved brand.

  • Company: BDO
  • Contact: IT Director
  • Vertical: Professional Services
  • Location:London, UK
Customer Overview

BDO are a ‘top five’ global accounting firm with 74,000 people working out of 1,500 offices across 162 territories. They provide tax, audit and assurance, advisory and business outsourcing services to companies across all sectors of the economy. Confidentiality, integrity and availability of the firms data is vital.

Requirement

To best protect the firm against the evolving threat landscape, BDO UK embarked on a security drive to further improve already robust security controls and processes. Saepio were engaged as a partner to advise and assist with the implementation of best fit solutions achieving high standards of data protection while giving BDO employees the access and flexibility to work more effectively.

Solution

Like most firms, email is a business critical tool. This is especially true for BDO. With over 90% of successful cyberattacks starting with a malicious email, securing this essential communication medium is always a high priority. Ensuring email is always on for the global workforce and that any email sent or received can be easily retrieved aids business productivity and compliance.

Outcome

Successful implementation of the market leading email security, continuity and archiving service provides BDO with advanced protection against all type of malicious email. Employees have additional methods to seamlessly access their email avoiding any downtime, plus all email sent and received is safely stored and easily accessed whenever and wherever required. The IT and Security departments at BDO have central visibility and control over email and can confidently adhere to compliance and best practice requirements.