Cybersecurity to Passport Fraud: How OSINT Supports Airport Security

Echosec Systems March 02, 2021 Cyber Security, OSINT, National Defense
Online data sources—from social media to the dark web—give airport security personnel the information they need to support faster, more informed responses to security threats. In the modern threat landscape, this could mean avoiding millions in cyber damages or even saving human life. Read More

Where Digital Meets Physical: Integrating Your Threat Intelligence Strategy

Threat intelligence. For public and private sector security professionals, the term is often synonymous with detecting and mitigating cyber attacks like malware and phishing. Read More

Connecting the Dots | What Defense Analysts Need from OSINT Software

Open source intelligence (OSINT) is often described as a digital breadcrumb—a trail of clues left across the internet that help investigators understand adversaries. Read More

Threat Intelligence Tools and the Importance of Usability

Echosec Systems January 19, 2021 Open Source Threat Intelligence, National Defense
For the average software application, an intuitive UX usually means fewer headaches for the end-user. But when it comes to software for defense teams, usability can make the difference between secured assets and loss of data, infrastructure, and human life. Read More

How to Prevent Credential Stuffing as Attackers Scale Up

Echosec Systems November 17, 2020 Executive Protection, Information Security, Data Breaches
Days before the 2016 US election, a group of ethical hackers in the Netherlands scanned through logins from LinkedIn’s 2012 breach. Then they took the password linked to Donald Trump’s account—yourefired—and were surprised when it worked against his Twitter login. Read More

[Security Magazine] Beyond standard risk feeds: Adopting a more holistic API solution

Echosec Systems November 12, 2020 OSINT, Digital Investigation, machine learning
Echosec Systems recently had an article published in Security Magazine: Beyond standard risk feeds: Adopting a more holistic API solution. Read More

Security on Auto-Pilot? How Threat Intelligence Tools Combat Alert Fatigue

In November 2013, analysts in a Bangalore security operations centre for Target received a number of malware alarms. The alerts later reached Target security staff in Minneapolis and were promptly dismissed as false positives. Read More

Why Digital Risk Protection Isn’t Just an IT Issue Anymore

Echosec Systems November 03, 2020 Cyber Security, Information Security, Corporate Security
Around 70% of companies are investing in digital transformation, even as the global economy takes a turn in 2020. While the business advantages of digital transformation are widely understood, organizations are often much slower in understanding associated digital risks as business risks. Read More

Boost Your API Coverage: Diversifying Threat Intelligence Feeds

Application programming interfaces (APIs) are becoming an integral part of any organization’s investment in digital transformation—and intelligence and corporate security entities are no exception. Read More

[Security Magazine] Artificial intelligence and national security: Integrating online data

Echosec Systems October 23, 2020 Digital Investigation, machine learning, National Defense
Echosec Systems recently had an article published in Security Magazine: Artificial intelligence and national security: Integrating online data Read More
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