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How Intelligence Agencies Are Using Social Media

The Echosec Team October 27, 2015 OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
 [Tweet this] On July 17th, 2014 Malaysian Airline Flight 17 was shot down over the Eastern Ukraine. According to an article by Today online, social media helped to identify who was responsible for the terrifying attack. The report states that in the days following July 17th, 2014 a group of Internet sleuths were able to establish that pro-Russian separatists had carried.. Read More

Geo-Social Trends To Watch In Finance

The Echosec Team September 23, 2015 Asset Management
If your dollars depend on instant information, you need your fingers on the global pulse. By: Karl Swannie (@KarlSwannie) and David Morgan (@Where_IsDave) The best way to monitor and engage the pulse of financial trends is through crowd-sourced information. Billions of posts are made daily to social media that offer real-time data on world activities. Amazingly, this.. Read More

Protecting Yourself Against Identity Theft In A Highly Social World

The Echosec Team September 22, 2015 Executive Protection, Brand Protection
How many times have you uploaded a picture of your birthday cake, made a status update about an upcoming move, or posted about your new job? I know you’ve heard this once, but you’re going to hear it again, everything you put on the internet is available to those who want to find it and use it to their malicious advantage! Do I sound a tad wary? Yes I do, but it’s not.. Read More

Connecting And Protecting Your Campus

The Echosec Team September 08, 2015 OSINT, Event Monitoring, Geofencing
September marks the end of summer and the return to school for millions of students across North America. Thousands of students will be flooding to hundreds of college and university campuses. Read More

Brand Protection: Staying On Top Of The Social Media Conversation

The Echosec Team August 25, 2015 Brand Protection, Social Media Monitoring
Having a strong social media presence as a business can be extremely beneficial. HubSpot previously published a statistic from the State of Inbound Marketing claiming that social media has a 100% higher lead-to-close rate than outbound marketing. Read More

Social Media Monitoring For Executive Protection

How Executive Protection Teams can use Social Media to Protect VIPs “[Executive Protection] refers to security measures taken to ensure the safety of VIPs or other individuals who may be exposed to elevated personal risk because of their employment, celebrity status, wealth, associations or geographical location.” Read More

The Privacy Debate: Anonymity Or No?

The Echosec Team June 26, 2015 General, OSINT, Privacy
This week brought new privacy concerns for Uber customers according to this TIME article. The revised policy that will take effect July 15th states that the company can now track users’ behavior; even gather contacts details when the app is closed on their mobile device. The privacy rights group, the Electronic Privacy Information Center, or EPIC, filed a complaint with.. Read More

5 Ways To Protect Your Intellectual Property On Social Media

  Our thanks to Stephanie Meadows for letting us re-post her article on 5 ways to protect your intellectual property on Social Media. It was originally published on LinkedIn Read More

Essential Tools For Online Safety And Security: Part 3

Jason Jubinville April 09, 2015 Cyber Security, Brand Protection, Privacy
Crash course in online security round THREE If you haven’t had the opportunity to read part one & two, you can find them right here & here. Read More

Essential Tools For Online Safety And Security: Part 2

Jason Jubinville March 24, 2015 Cyber Security, Brand Protection, Privacy
Crash course in online security round TWO If you haven’t had the opportunity to read part one, you can find it right here. It discusses the first three of our top eight security need-to-knows. Read More
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