The Power of Foursquare

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Where are you right now? Where are your friends? Is that Bourbon sour any good? Where should we go for breakfast?   Foursquare was designed to answer all of these questions. Created in 2009, Foursquare (according to their website) “is a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and business solutions.” From a user’s perspective, it … Read More

Panoramio is shutting down

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November 4th 2016 will be the last day the photo sharing site is available   What is was Panoramio anyways? Panoramio was the photo sharing service originally used for Google Earth. It focused on the geolocation associated with images. Users would upload their photos to the site and tag them to the location they were taken. Their tag line was: … Read More

Echosec Showcases at ASIS 2016

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Orlando, Fl. Echosec Systems Ltd. was thrilled to showcase their social media security solution at the 62nd annual ASIS Security Expo. The convention took place from the 12th – 15th of September and attracted an estimated 20,000 people including vendors and attendees from all over the world. ASIS was founded in 1955 as the American Society for Industrial Security and has members in … Read More

Hunting for a signal in the noise

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Anika Torruella wrote an in-depth article for Jane’s International Defence Review. The article is called “Hunting for the signal in the noise” and discusses Social Media’s role in modern warfare. It will be available in the September edition of the magazine but if you are a subscriber to Jane’s you can already access the full article here: https://janes.ihs.com/Janes/Display/1780778 Here is an exert … Read More

Echosec Updates: Reddit & Periscope

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Periscope Explore the world through someone else’s eyes. Periscope is a live streaming application provided by Twitter. Periscope users can broadcast their actions or their viewpoint to anyone in the world. Echosec users can now live-stream Periscope from within the application to get actionable intelligence from users that are directly on the ground.       Reddit The front page … Read More

Canadian Cocaine Criminals – Tracing their footsteps

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The trip of a lifetime came to an abrupt end for three Canadians when their cruise ship landed in Sydney, Australia on Sunday, Aug 28. If you haven’t already heard, two women in their twenty’s and a man in his sixty’s (whose connection with the women is unclear) were flagged by officials as “high-risk passengers,” and searched upon their arrival … Read More

Echosec Wins in 2016 International Business Awards

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Winners to Be Celebrated at Gala Event on 21 October in Rome, Italy Victoria B.C. Canada – 22 August 2016 – Echosec Systems Ltd. was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Startup of the Year category in the 13th Annual International Business Awards. Echosec is a location-first social media search engine that provides actionable intelligence to … Read More

Identity Insight hits new Level – Echosec & GBG to Partner

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Cardiff, UK: August 4, 2016 — Echosec Systems Ltd., has partnered with GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, to embed Echosec’s cutting edge social media search solution into GBG Connexus, the leading trace and investigate DaaS (Data as a Service) platform. The partnership with Echosec gives GBG Connexus clients the best situational awareness platform available on the market. It … Read More

Echosec to Showcase Location-Based Social Media Security solution at ASIS 2016

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Victoria, BC., Canada, Aug 03, 2016 — Echosec Systems will be sharing their industry leading social media security solution at the 2016 ASIS Conference, Sept 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FLA.  Visitors to the Echosec booth will have the opportunity to see the latest release of the software, including the newly released Pro and Enterprise offerings, including … Read More

Stop Trespassing and Avoid Mobs from PokemonGo

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Security, trespassing and Pokemon Go.   PokemonGo has without a doubt, captured the minds of the world. http://www.pokemongo.com/ The virtual reality application has skyrocketed to chart-topping levels in both the Apple AppStore and Google Play Store … and it’s only available in a handful of countries so far. But it’s not all fun and games. For those who haven’t quite … Read More