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CRISIS AVERTED—Protecting Your Enterprise

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What Is Tor And The Deep Web?

Echosec Systems November 01, 2019 Asset Management, Cyber Security, OSINT, Brand Protection
*Originally posted Jan 5, 2016. Updated for accuracy Nov 1, 2019  The Deep Web is Where All the Criminals Hang Out, Right? Well, yes and no. To really understand what the deep web is, it helps to talk about what the Internet actually is. Read More

Police Investigations and Cyber Crime: How to Find Intelligence Safely

Echosec Systems October 29, 2019 Cyber Security, Dark Web, Digital Investigation
One of law enforcements’ largest barriers to cyber investigations is its inability to access online intelligence quickly and safely. This information can be critical to finding who committed the crime, whether it’s a drug bust or identity theft. Read More

10 Ways Your Data Security Is At Risk On The Dark Web

Echosec Systems October 15, 2019 Cyber Security, Dark Web
According to IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty, cybercrime is the “greatest threat to every company in the world.” Data security is a top priority for organizations avoiding business disruption, reputation damage, and data and financial loss. In fact, the average total cost of a data breach was recently estimated at USD $3.92 million. Read More

4 Questions The Great Hack Left Unanswered

Echosec Systems October 03, 2019 Privacy, Information Security
In March 2018, The Observer and The New York Times revealed one of the most controversial stories of the internet age: data from millions of Facebook users had been used, without their consent, to inform political campaigns. Read More

What is Pastebin and Why Do Hackers Love It?

Echosec Systems September 24, 2019
Pastebin is a website that allows users to share plain text through public posts called “pastes.” The site currently has 17 million unique monthly users. Why is it so popular, and where did it come from? Read More

Why Cyber Investigations Are The New Focus For Law Enforcement

Echosec Systems September 05, 2019 Cyber Security
In 2016, GCN conducted a cybersecurity survey across local governments in the United States. More troubling than the rate of cyberattacks it found being committed was the fact that many local jurisdictions were unaware that they were being targeted, or did not keep track of cyberattacks at all.  Read More

10 Ways Cybercriminals Put Your Data Security At Risk

Echosec Systems August 28, 2019 Privacy
According to IBM’s CEO Ginni Rometty, cybercrime is the “greatest threat to every company in the world.” Data security is a top priority for organizations avoiding business disruption, reputation damage, and data and financial loss. In fact, the average total cost of a data breach was recently estimated at USD $3.92 million. Read More

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