How S4 protects over $122 million worth of orders processed
through Salesforce for a Fortune 500 company.
Being proactive and utilizing S4 before it was too late
One of the world’s largest telecommunication companies reached out to DigitSec, Inc. in June 2018.
While they had not suffered from a large-scale data breach in the past, they knew their globally
recognized name and annual revenue put a target on their back. The company did not want to become
another scandalous news story and vowed to be proactive in securing their Salesforce data. This
mentality prompted the Application Security Team to run S4 and evaluate the overall security health of
Right from the start, S4 uncovered a vast number of threats and vulnerabilities in the company’s Apex
code and overall Salesforce environment. These threats included insecure API access, a red ﬂag which if
ignored, could have led to a massive data breach containing ﬁnancial information such as credit card
numbers and bank account numbers. For a company committed to prioritizing their customers’ data, S4
had made a startling discovery.
S4 - SaaS Security Scanner for Salesforce (S4), is a security tool developed by DigitSec, Inc. which
protects Salesforce organizations from hackers and data breaches. S4 does this by utilizing static code
analysis and runtime testing to identify threats and vulnerabilities in Apex code written in the Force.com
development environment. As the leading SaaS application security provider, S4 is committed to
providing scans which are both robust and thorough. In accordance with that, S4 can be easily scaled out
for large organizations and provides Proof of Concept (PoC) exploits for all injection ﬂaws uncovered.
S4 - SaaS Security Scanner for Salesforce
$57 - $109 Billion
The amount of money the U.S. government
estimates the American economy lost from
cyber attacks in 2016.
The average cost of a data breach to
companies worldwide (according to a 2018
study by the Ponemon Institute for IBM).
Being Proactive About Salesforce Security