Dagah case study – Sasakawa USA institution

Automated mobile device vulnerability assessment, penetration testing, and mobile security awareness training

 

 

Situation

Sasakawa USA is a non-profit, non-partisan institution devoted to research, analysis, and better understanding of the US-Japan relationship in the areas of security, diplomacy, economics, business, trade, technology, and other matters of common concern.  Given the former role of Adm. Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Navy (Ret.), current Chairman and CEO of Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA as the US Director of National Intelligence and the think tank’s ongoing contact with high-level officials in the US Government, the organization is a target for sophisticated adversaries looking to use it as a stepping stone into government targets.

Solution

At Sasakawa USA’s request, Shevirah ran a campaign of social engineering attacks against Sasakawa USA’s employees using the Dagah Mobile Penetration Testing software.  This simulation of real world attacks that Sasakawa USA could face evaluated the mobile hygiene of employees and provided teaching points on how to identify and respond to actual mobile phishing attacks.  The vast majority of cyber attacks begin with phishing.

Results

“Shevirah’s mobile pen testing tool is truly cutting edge,” said Adm. Dennis C. Blair, U.S. Navy (Ret.), Chairman and CEO of […]