13 September 2018

CDK Global and Nuspire Safeguard Automotive Dealerships With New Network Protect Solution

Solution provides dealerships with 24/7 security protection to prevent hacking incidents and keep customer information safe and secure

HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., and COMMERCE, Mich. - September 13, 2018 - CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK), a leading enabler of end-to-end automotive commerce, today announced that it has partnered with Nuspire, a state-of-the-science managed network security service provider for some of the largest companies around the world, to provide auto dealerships with a Network Protect solution to help provide ultimate network security at every dealership.

"An average dealer network performs hundreds to thousands of tasks, including moving data and facilitating business transactions, resulting in a high risk for potential attacks," said Rajiv Amar, executive vice president & chief technology officer, CDK Global. "As a fully managed end-to-end network security management system, Network Protect does everything for the dealer by taking on the day-to-day responsibility of cyber threat defense, protecting dealer networks with 24/7 real-time security monitoring and management."

A complete security solution, Network Protect provides dealerships with security event visibility that helps meet industry compliance requirements, and includes log management, network monitoring and analysis. Driven by next generation SIEM and a highly skilled team of security engineers working around the clock, the Network Protect solution will provide the monitoring and diligence needed for compliance, real security and peace of mind.

"At Nuspire, we customize our services and technology to keep up with the evolving cyber security industry, and pride ourselves on our deep security knowledge, expertise and the state-of-the-science technology that we provide our customers," said Saylor Frase, CEO of Nuspire. "This Network Protect solution will play a critical role in safeguarding automotive dealerships from cyber-attacks and keeping their customer information secure."

Prior to announcing the comprehensive Network Protect solution, CDK and Nuspire have provided dealerships with a range of security options to safeguard their customer information for the last 10 years.

To learn more about the Network Protect solution, visit: https://www.cdkglobal.com/networkprotect

About CDK Global
With more than $2 billion in revenues, CDK Global (Nasdaq: CDK) is a leading global provider of integrated information technology and digital marketing solutions to the automotive retail and adjacent industries. Focused on enabling end-to-end automotive commerce, CDK Global provides solutions to dealers in more than 100 countries around the world, serving approximately 28,000 retail locations and most automotive manufacturers. CDK solutions automate and integrate all parts of the dealership and buying process from targeted digital advertising and marketing campaigns to the sale, financing, insuring, parts supply, repair and maintenance of vehicles. Visit cdkglobal.com.

About Nuspire
Nuspire is a state-of-the-science, managed network security service provider with nearly two decades of industry experience, providing network management, monitoring, and security services for some of the largest and most distinctive companies in the world. Beyond the classic monitor and support models, Nuspire utilizes big data, cloud-driven technologies, custom-built and integrated threat intelligence, and human analytics to meet the managed security needs of enterprise organizations with geographically dispersed networks. Solutions are delivered with service level commitments for network security, performance and compliance. With its custom-built monitoring systems, a team of experts available 24/7/365 and a deep security knowledge and expertise, Nuspire is the benchmark for managed security services and maintains unparalleled cybersecurity technologies deployed globally. To learn more, visit nuspire.com.

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