Are your firewalls “up to code”?
Abstract: A Dealer Management System (DMS) is a primary tool in the everyday operation of a dealership. But could it also give data thieves access to customers’ personal information? This article discusses how important it is that a dealer evaluate its DMS firewalls — the bundled software designed to prevent Internet intruders from accessing nonpublic information. The article looks at the FTC rule designed to protect customer information on a DMS, and how firewalls accomplish this.