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Feature Release: Digital Asset Security

Echosec Systems August 11, 2020 Asset Management, Information Security, machine learning
Letter From Echosec Systems' CTO, Michael Raypold: In 2014, Echosec Systems set out to make the world’s geo-based social media data available in an easy-to-use search engine. We soon extended this tool, Echosec, to include dark web data and data breaches in our threat intelligence focused add-on, Beacon. Read More

How Echosec Systems Supports Your Intelligence Cycle

Echosec Systems June 30, 2020 OSINT, machine learning, Public Sector
The foundation of any intelligence-driven mission is built on the intelligence cycle—a six-step process used by government and defense entities to turn raw information into actionable intelligence. Read More

Case Study: Brand Protection for Cruise Operators During COVID-19

Echosec Systems June 09, 2020 Brand Protection, Event Monitoring
COVID-19 has meant severe financial impacts for many sectors due to travel restrictions, border shutdowns, and other halted global operations. For many companies, setbacks and failures will also be due in part to their response strategy’s effectiveness as the pandemic unfolds. Read More

How Is Machine Learning Used in Cybersecurity?

Echosec Systems May 26, 2020 Cyber Security, OSINT, machine learning
Machine learning has a wide range of applications across many industries—and cybersecurity is no exception. In fact, the market for artificial intelligence (AI) in cybersecurity is expected to reach USD $38.2 billion by 2026. Read More

OSINT Tools and Techniques for Business Risk Intelligence

Echosec Systems May 12, 2020 OSINT, Information Security, Corporate Security
Investing in business risk intelligence (BRI) has its challenges. Companies are often confronted with budget or staffing constraints when it comes to supporting a robust program—and proponents of upgrading a business risk intelligence strategy can be faced with convincing stakeholders of its value. Read More

5 Situations Where OSINT Tools are Critical for Retail Security

Echosec Systems May 05, 2020 OSINT, Retail Security
The term open-source intelligence (OSINT) has been used for decades, usually in the context of defence and intelligence communities. Online networks—from social media platforms to covert dark web forums—have become critical OSINT sources for locating security risks, investigating threats, and evaluating public sentiments. Read More

How to Detect Data Breaches Fast

Echosec Systems April 28, 2020 OSINT, Information Security, Data Breaches
Organizations face a 29.6% chance of experiencing a data breach in the next 2 years.  These are the odds that no one can afford to overlook, especially as cyber criminals are expanding their efforts to leverage real-world incidents, like the COVID-19 pandemic, as external attack vectors. Read More

Supply Chain Monitoring: the Value of Social Media Data in a Crisis

Echosec Systems April 16, 2020 Retail Security, Social Media Monitoring
One needs only to visit the cleaning supplies aisle of their local retailer in recent weeks to see the impacts of a global crisis on supply chains. Read More

Active Threat Response Strategies: How Informed Is Your Security Team?

Echosec Systems April 07, 2020 Event Monitoring, Retail Security, Corporate Security
How effective is your active threat response strategy? Read More

How to Choose an Intelligence Solution: In-House, Services, or Third-Party Platforms?

Echosec Systems March 31, 2020 Cyber Security, Corporate Security, Digital Investigation
Even the most security-savvy companies are still at risk for cyber attacks. Where does that leave organizations that lack cybersecurity resources and oversight? Read More