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How Does the Public Sector Gather Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)?

Echosec Systems March 23, 2021 Dark Web, Open Source Threat Intelligence, Public Sector
Public sector intelligence teams are responsible for helping inform decisions for a range of national security threats—from natural disasters, terrorism, public health crises, and war, to disinformation campaigns and cyber threats. Read More

Sinking the Internet Iceberg: Why We Need to Redefine the Web

Echosec Systems October 06, 2020 OSINT, Dark Web, Corporate Security
It’s a metaphor the threat intelligence and corporate security world has long been familiar with: the internet iceberg. Read More

Financial Fraud: 7 Critical Dark Web Threats and How to Find Them Fast

Echosec Systems January 07, 2020 Dark Web, Corporate Security
Financial fraud has existed as long as financial institutions. The online world is rapidly changing how age-old financial crimes, from Ponzi schemes to identity theft,  are approached—but it is also creating entirely new types of financial fraud. Read More

Gift Card Fraud: A Guide for Retail Security Teams

Echosec Systems November 13, 2019 Retail Security, Dark Web
Gift cards were the second most popular items purchased by Americans over the holidays last year according to the National Retail Federation. Projected growth in gift card sales means that understanding fraud tactics is critical for loss prevention and brand protection over the next decade. Read More

4 Reasons Why Your Retail Security Team Needs to Be on the Dark Web

Echosec Systems November 05, 2019 Retail Security, Dark Web
“Your brand is what other people say about you when you’re not in the room.”—Jeff Bezos, Amazon Founder What if that room is the dark web? 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

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

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