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How To Build An OSINT Strategy In 5 Steps

Paula Hingley March 24, 2018 OSINT
Ten years ago, open source information was scarce. Finding information about companies and people was primarily done with a phone book. It’s no secret that this has changed dramatically since the dawn of the smartphone. In recent years, open source intelligence (OSINT) is has taken on a whole new meaning. Read More

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. At high-profile events, assets like vehicles & luxury jewelry are often borrowed from brands in exchange for the publicity they get from the.. 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

8 Ways To Use Your Competitive Intelligence Software

Paula Hingley December 15, 2017 OSINT, Brand Protection
What is Competitive Intelligence? Competitive intelligence is loosely defined as the process of gathering actionable information on your business's competitive environment. Read More

8 Industries That Are using Social Discovery Tools To Get Ahead

Paula Hingley November 17, 2017 Asset Management, OSINT, Brand Protection
Updated: Jan 22, 2020 Read More

What Is VK and Why Should You Care?

The Echosec Team August 25, 2017 General, OSINT, Social Media Monitoring
VKontakte (VK) is the 9th most visited website in the world, so why haven’t you heard of it? [Tweet this] 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

How Social Media Intelligence Can Save Your Public Relations Pitfalls

The Echosec Team July 04, 2017 OSINT, Brand Protection, Social Media Monitoring
The Public Relations industry has changed dramatically in recent years. Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and other social media sites are now where everyone receives their news and information. Read More

What Is Fake News? How To Spot It?

The Echosec Team June 14, 2017 Journalism, OSINT
What is Fake News? On June 1st, 1897, The New York Herald published an article claiming that famous American writer Mark Twain was “grievously ill and possibly dying.” The following day, Twain was quoted by The New York Journal as saying, “The report of my death was an exaggeration.” In those days, such rumours would have been called ‘untruths,’ ‘false reports’ or even.. 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, speed of information is key. A real-time social media map is one of the fastest ways to get emergency responders where they need to be. Echosec is a leader in location-based social media search and discovery. Here are some of the actions our clients take in a disaster response scenario when a global event happens.   Using.. Read More
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