CMT Scanner Stands Strong Amidst Industry Cyber Attacks

In today’s digital age, cybersecurity is paramount. Recent events have highlighted this need dramatically, as a cyber attack on CDK Global has disrupted operations for nearly 15,000 car dealerships across North America. This incident underscores the critical importance of robust cybersecurity measures, not only to protect sensitive information but also to ensure uninterrupted business operations.

At CMT Scanner, we understand the gravity of these challenges. Our commitment to cybersecurity is unwavering, and we are proud to announce that our systems remain fully operational and unaffected by the recent cyber incidents impacting our industry.

The CDK Global Cyber Attack: A Wake-Up Call

CDK Global, a major provider of software solutions for car dealerships, recently experienced a severe system outage due to cyber incidents. This disruption has paralyzed dealership operations, affecting everything from scheduling to record-keeping. The outage, reportedly linked to a hacker group demanding a ransom, has forced dealerships to implement temporary solutions, manually process transactions, and even face delays in vehicle registrations.

This situation has highlighted the vulnerabilities in the automotive industry’s reliance on digital systems and the critical need for advanced cybersecurity measures.

CMT Scanner: Leading the Way in Cybersecurity

At CMT Scanner, we have always prioritized the security and integrity of our systems. Our enterprise-level cybersecurity measures are designed to protect against such threats, ensuring that our clients can continue their operations without interruption. Here’s how we ensure robust security:

1. Advanced Cybersecurity Protocols: Our systems are fortified with cutting-edge cybersecurity protocols that detect and prevent unauthorized access. We regularly update our security measures to stay ahead of evolving threats.

2. Data Encryption: All data processed by CMT Scanner is encrypted, ensuring that sensitive information remains secure and inaccessible to unauthorized parties.

3. Regular Security Audits: We conduct regular security audits and vulnerability assessments to identify and address potential security weaknesses before they can be exploited.

4. Employee Training: Our team is trained in cybersecurity best practices, ensuring that every member of our organization understands the importance of data security and how to maintain it.

Uninterrupted Service and Exceptional Customer Support

Our robust cybersecurity framework has allowed CMT Scanner to continue providing exceptional service to our clients, even in the face of industry-wide disruptions. While we empathize with CDK Global and the dealerships affected by this recent cyber attack, we are proud to offer our clients a reliable and secure solution for their vehicle inspection and service needs.

Supporting Our Industry Peers

We stand in solidarity with CDK Global and the North American dealerships navigating this challenging period. Our thoughts are with all those impacted, and we are committed to supporting our industry peers. Cybersecurity is not just a competitive advantage; it’s a collective responsibility. By sharing knowledge and best practices, we can all work towards a more secure and resilient automotive industry.

The recent cyber attack on CDK Global serves as a stark reminder of the critical importance of cybersecurity in the automotive industry. At CMT Scanner, we have implemented enterprise-level security measures to protect our systems and ensure uninterrupted service for our clients. We remain committed to providing a secure and reliable solution for vehicle inspections, empowering dealerships to operate confidently in an increasingly digital world.