How Executive Protection Services are Changing

Paula HingleyExecutive Protection

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Executive protection is a set of security measures intended to mitigate risk for people whose reputations, wealth, or positions require heightened personal security. When employees, spokespeople, and stakeholders are at an elevated personal risk, it is the role of the organization they represent to assess and manage that risk accordingly. Executive protection services can range from a single physical security … Read More

Protecting Your Brand Online : 3 Threats to Consider

Paula HingleyBrand Protection

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Brand protection is evolving. Protecting your brand online means protecting your revenue and your reputation, and maintaining the trust of your customers in the face of malicious behaviour from digital criminals targeting your business. The massive reach of the internet has completely changed the way businesses and customers communicate with each other, as well as the ways that companies drive … Read More

Introducing: The Real News Project

Paula HingleyOSINT

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UPDATED NOV 7, 2018 The Real News Project is currently closed to new applicants! Thank you for your interest! “The Real News Project” is a campaign designed to get Echosec Pro into the hands of more journalists around the world, supporting them in building, breaking and verifying news stories based on real time aggregated public content.   For this project, … Read More

5 Ways Digital Agencies use Social Media Listening Tools

Paula HingleyBrand Protection

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Social media listening tools are everywhere these days. Each one has different value props ranging from sentiment analysis to influencer scoring. No matter how you slice it, there is tremendous value in having many ears on the online conversation. The question for agencies isn’t whether or not they need a social media listening tool, but knowing what type of tool … Read More

What is the EU GDPR and what does it mean for you?

EchosecGeneral

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Everybody’s talking about the European Union General Data Protection Regulation right now, and for good reason. The EU GDPR is a broad, powerful piece of legislation that came into effect on May 25th, 2018, and has rewritten the rules of privacy in Europe and the rest of the world, for business and consumers alike. If you’re not up-to-date on the … Read More

How To Build a Complete OSINT Strategy in 5 Steps

Paula HingleyOSINT

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Ten years ago, open source information was scarce. Finding information about companies and people was primarily done with a phone book. It’s no secret that this has changed dramatically since the dawn of the smartphone.In recent years, open source intelligence (OSINT) is has taken on a whole new meaning. People of all ages and demographics have become very comfortable with … Read More

Manage Your Online Brand Reputation with Social Media

Karl SwannieBrand Protection

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Managing online brand reputation is getting more and more complicated. Consumers today have unlimited access to information before making a decision. Reviews, traditional news sources and social media are all places your prospects go to scope you out, before they reach out. As such, just one negative review, public relations slip-up, or poorly-managed accident can make the difference between a … Read More

Asset Monitoring and the Importance of Geofencing Technology

Paula HingleyAsset Monitoring

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Publicity Comes at a Cost High profile events and high-value assets go hand and hand. Whether it’s a red carpet gala, an award ceremony, or a sporting event, big brands spend big budgets to furnish their attendance with high ticket items. Often, assets like fancy vehicles & luxury jewelry are borrowed from brands in exchange for the publicity they get … Read More

Why The Best OSINT Tools Use Geofencing Technology

Karl SwannieOSINT

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Open-source intelligence (OSINT) isn’t new. Professionals in the intelligence industry have been leveraging open-source data such as search engines, social media, and other public platforms for years. However, the technology that OSINT tools are using to gather data is changing, and quickly. The newest technology? Geofencing. Why your OSINT tool should have geofencing capabilities You’re probably already using social media … Read More

8 Ways you Should be Using your Competitive Intelligence Software

Paula HingleyBrand Protection, OSINT

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What is Competitive Intelligence? Competitive intelligence is loosely defined as the process of gathering actionable information on your business’s competitive environment. If you run a business, or any aspect of a business, you are probably well aware that a business’s competitive environment is a vast and often unruly place. Therefore, the ‘process’ mentioned above can encompass many things. Essentially, competitive intelligence … Read More