Mitsubishi Motors works with Cyfirma to strengthen its cyber security posture

Mitsubishi Motors works with Cyfirma to strengthen its cyber security posture

By utilising Cyfirma’s DeCYFIR platform to predict cyber threats, Mitsubishi Motors was able to become more business resilient.

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Mitsubishi Motors has chosen Cyfirma to gain full visibility into its external threat landscape, prepared against upcoming attacks, and prevent the theft of intellectual property.

Mitsubishi Motors identified the importance of equipping themselves with the tools to identify and defend against the increase in cybercriminals looking to target Japanese companies that own advanced technologies for autonomous driving assistance systems, electric vehicles and connected services. 

By using Cyfirma’s DeCYFIR platform, Mitsubishi Motors was able to look into the external threat landscape by monitoring the dark web and tracking any activity or conversation that poses a threat to its business.

Together with having a computer security incident response teams to collect and analyse cyber threats across various business units, Mitsubishi Motors’ cybersecurity posture is strengthened, and their business resiliency increased.

“Customer safety and their personal information remain our utmost priority at Mitsubishi Motors. With the rising level of cyberattacks, cybersecurity threat intelligence information becomes paramount as a countermeasure and deterrence to these risks,” said Mr. Yamane, General Manager of Information Security Management Office, Mitsubishi Motors.

“DeCYFIR is a powerful platform that enhances our cybersecurity posture as it goes one step further in providing critical early warning intelligence to identify attack surfaces and vulnerabilities at the earliest stages, allowing our security team to take rapid action in mitigating risk.”

With an analysis of threat indicators collected from the Deep Web, Dark Web, hacker forums and other closed communities, as well as Cyfirma’s own research, attacks can be predicted using probability prediction models and analytics engines.

By providing threat intelligence from the outside, Cyfirma is able to share early warning information when signs of cyber-attacks are detected, enabling Mitsubishi Motors to take rapid action to thwart attempts at intellectual property theft, and other malicious activities.

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