Darknet Market Shutdowns And The Future Of Threat Intelligence

Echosec Systems August 14, 2019 Dark Web
Dream Market, Wall Street, AlphaBay; the list of recently dismantled darknet marketplaces goes on. But as history has shown, the darknet is a cat-and-mouse game. Silk Road, the largest marketplace of its time, was first launched in 2011 and survived for two years before an FBI-led shutdown—but its users quickly found a new home to set up shop. Read More

Social Media Threat Intelligence: Sources To Watch

Online public-facing content is growing exponentially. And, while most of this data is benign, some online hubs contain critical information for the safety and security of individuals and organizations. In order to develop an effective intelligence strategy, analysts and security teams must be pulling information from this vast quantity of data. The question is, which.. Read More

Travel Risk Management: Protect Your Team With Social Media Intelligence

The ability to hold face-to-face meetings online has not reduced the need for corporate travel. More than ever, organizations are sending their personnel on business trips internationally. Travel risk management is a growing industry that proactively mitigates security threats for business travellers. Read More

What Is Raddle.me And Why Should Retailers Care?

Echosec Systems July 09, 2019 OSINT, Retail Security
There are only two sides when it comes to shoplifting: the perpetrators who conduct the heist and the retailer whose goods are stolen. Read More

Intelligence-Led Security And The Modern Tech Stack

Echosec Systems June 11, 2019 OSINT, Open Source Threat Intelligence
Three years ago, an eternity in the information security space, two chief information security officers spoke on a topic at RSA Conference 2016 in San Francisco that has kept many a CISO awake at night: how best to build an integrated corporate security technology stack. Read More

5 Reasons Why Every Organization Needs An OSINT Team

Echosec Systems May 31, 2019 OSINT
  The number of businesses in the world is rising, and with that rise comes an increasing threat level. Countless new technologies create new areas of vulnerability for both cyber and information-based businesses, as well as brick and mortars. More often than not, businesses straddle both realms with the rise of e-commerce and electronic banking solutions. Read More

Open Source Intelligence For Retail Security

Echosec Systems May 09, 2019 OSINT, Retail Security
Updated February 9, 2021 Retail organizations around the world are fully embracing open source intelligence (OSINT). OSINT allows businesses to seamlessly filter through billions of online posts to discover valuable intelligence for their security operations. Read More

Data Discovery For Threat Intelligence

Echosec Systems March 21, 2019 OSINT, Open Source Threat Intelligence
It is estimated that 90% of the world’s data has been created in the last two years alone. What that means for businesses is that they may be significantly more vulnerable to information breaches than ever before. Read More

What Is Discord And Why Should You Care?

Echosec Systems February 06, 2019 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
Discord is a voiceover IP and messaging program, particularly used by members of the popular game streaming platform, Twitch. Read More

Eliminate Threats And Mitigate Risk: Dark Web Search For Your OSINT Strategy

Echosec Systems January 08, 2019 OSINT, Dark Web
  Are You Monitoring For Data Leaks On The Dark Web? If it is your job to protect people and assets, the Dark Web (or Darknet) is an important place to navigate. Dark web data is a crucial element for security and threat intelligence, and the team at Echosec have built a tool to search it. Read More