Cleco is an electric power company headquartered in the Central Louisiana. It operates a regulated electric utility business serving 300,000 customers in Louisiana. Client operates in a high-risk, highly regulated environment with an understaffed security team that was without a CISCO or security director. Their systems had not been patched in multiple areas, they had no active security monitoring capabilities, and all cybersecurity responsibilities were managed by a single-threaded resource.
AHEAD conducted a Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment and implemented Managed SOC to provide 24x7x365 monitoring and cybersecurity operations oversight. Also, Managed Patch Management and Automation was implemented to effectively maintain a secure posture. Client executives are provided with robust security reports regularly for oversight and decision-making purposes.