What do a Finnish HVAC company and an American car dealership have in common? Both have been doing a poor job running their computer systems and, as a result, both experienced embarrassing threat management blunders.
Valtia is the property manager of two apartment buildings in the city of Lappeenranta in eastern Finland. Meanwhile, the car dealer systems in question were part of the DealerBuilt customer relationship management (CRM) network, which is used by hundreds of dealers around the country. Both organizations made a combination of four rookie mistakes regarding threat management.