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PROTECTING ASSETS AND THE IMPORTANCE OF GEOFENCING TECHNOLOGY

Paula Hingley February 22, 2018 Asset Management, OSINT, Geofencing
High Ticket Events Come With High Risks High profile events and high-value assets go hand and hand. Whether it’s a red carpet gala, an award ceremony, or a sporting event, big brands spend a lot of money making these events happen. Read More

WHY THE BEST OSINT TOOLS USE GEOFENCING TECHNOLOGY

Karl Swannie January 05, 2018 OSINT, Geofencing
Open-source intelligence (OSINT) isn’t new. Professionals in the intelligence industry have been leveraging open-source data such as search engines, social media, and other public platforms for years. However, the technology that OSINT tools are using to gather data is changing, and quickly. The newest technology? Geofencing. Read More

SEARCHING GEOTAGGED PHOTOS ISN’T JUST FOR CONSUMERS ANYMORE

Karl Swannie November 01, 2017 Asset Management, OSINT, Brand Protection, Geofencing
We’re all on social media in our personal lives. Whether it’s tagging you and your friends on a big hiking trip, using a geo sticker at a concert in the city, or updating your Facebook with every new location on your summer vacation, geolocation has become a huge part of social media.   Read More

INCREASE CUSTOMER ENGAGEMENT USING LOCATION-BASED SOCIAL MEDIA MONITORING

Paula Hingley October 04, 2017 Brand Protection, Geofencing, Social Media Monitoring
Sifting through the ever-growing sea of apps, websites, and other technologies designed to improve your business can be overwhelming at times. Read More

HOW SMART MARKETERS USE GEOFENCING IN THEIR CAMPAIGNS

Karl Swannie September 28, 2017 Brand Protection, Geofencing
The Growth of Mar-Tech “Mar-tech” is one of the most popular new terms in the industry right now. There are tons of subcategories within the sphere of mar-tech, including ad technology, CRM platforms, cloud-based solutions, and, yes, geofencing. Read More

BUILDING THE BC FIREMAP USING OPEN SOURCE DATA

The Echosec Team July 24, 2017 Emergency Response, OSINT, Geofencing
Mapping Wildfires - British Columbia 2017 I’ve run head first into the internet connectivity divide; my parents, located north of Williams Lake near Soda Creek have been put under Evacuation Order - they do not have internet.  I, surrounded by connectivity, have discovered an evacuation order for their area at 8:00PM - it had been posted online at 2:09PM.  My parent’s.. Read More

4 WAYS A SOCIAL MEDIA MAP CAN HELP IN A DISASTER

The Echosec Team May 16, 2017 Emergency Response, OSINT, Geofencing
A Real-Time Social Media Map When disasters occur, we all want to help. A real-time social media map is one of the fastest ways to get emergency responders where they need to be. Since Echosec is a leader in location-based social media search and discovery, we thought we would share some actions our clients take in a disaster response scenario when a global event happens... Read More

WHAT IS FOURSQUARE? HYPERLOCAL BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

The Echosec Team November 14, 2016 Brand Protection, Geofencing
"Where are you right now?" "Where are your friends?" "Is that Bourbon sour any good?" "Where should we go for breakfast?" Foursquare was designed to answer all of these questions. Read More

THE RISE OF THE CITIZEN JOURNALIST

The Echosec Team December 08, 2015 Journalism, OSINT, Geofencing
Citizen Journalism has risen to new heights. With a growing number of new media technology companies releasing software, which help the public in collecting up to the minute news, it’s no wonder that your “average Jane or Joe” has an opinion on what is happening in our world today. Read More

CONNECTING AND PROTECTING YOUR CAMPUS: THE BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL

The Echosec Team September 08, 2015 OSINT, Event Monitoring, Geofencing
For millions of students across North America, September marks the end of summer and the return to school. Thousands of students will be flooding to hundreds of campuses. Many will be starting a new chapter in their lives and even more will be returning to continue their studies. Read More
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