Protecting consumer and business information with Advanced Threat Protection

Published on 14 Mar 2013

The IBM Security solutions have allowed us to pursue industry certifications, such as PCI and ISO 27001, as well as gain trust from our customers, which ultimately has led to greater wallet share.

Tony Spinelli, Chief Security Officer, Equifax


Financial Markets

Deployment country
United States


Working with IBM, Equifax is applying comprehensive security protection with advanced intelligence and analytics to stay ahead of threats. This work has helped Equifax remain a trusted steward of consumer and business data, as it has been for more than 100 years.

Business need
So it’s no surprise that Equifax executives have set the bar high when it comes to security, with a goal to achieve ISO 27001 certification across all its locations by 2013. To achieve this,

Equifax has undergone a ground-up security transformation, applying comprehensive protection with advanced intelligence and analytics to help staff uncover and stay ahead of threats.

● Increased revenue through greater customer trust ● Helped support ISO 27001 certification efforts ● Increased analyst efficiency through immediate access to actionable intelligence


IBM products and services that were used in this case study.

IBM Security AppScan Standard, IBM Security Network Intrusion Prevention System, IBM Security QRadar SIEM

IBM Analytics, , Smarter Planet, Systems & Network Management

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