Customer Story

Cushman & Wakefield Extends Visibility Into Globally Distributed Endpoints

Cushman & Wakefield, a commercial real estate firm with 400 offices and 50,000 employees worldwide, empowers its sales teams to work from anywhere to best serve their clients. Because of this distributed workforce, the firm’s security staff found its legacy solution’s shortcomings increasingly evident. It did not allow for visibility when endpoints were off-network or not connected via VPN, making it almost impossible to quickly track down and resolve issues. In addition, the legacy solution was unable to provide actionable, timely insights from the hundreds of daily alerts that it generated, most of which were difficult to track back to a remote endpoint and caused security staff to chase false positives.

Cushman & Wakefield has been able to increase visibility into off-network endpoints, gain actionable, timely alerts of anomalous events on those endpoints, and automate agent updates and policy changes since deploying CrowdStrike in 2018. The firm adopted the CrowdStrike Falcon® platform to enhance its cybersecurity and better protect its extensive number of endpoints. As a result, security staffers can quickly respond to issues that arise on any endpoint, no matter where it is located. In addition, the company has realized positive ROI through reduced infrastructure and heightened response.

CrowdStrike allows tremendous visibility into all our endpoint assets, especially when they're off our network. CrowdStrike also provides actionable alerts our team can manage and therefore they no longer have to waste resources chasing hundreds of false positives.
Erik Hart , CISO
Cushman & Wakefield