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How Provider Compliance Protects Your Organization (and the Public)

Echosec Systems January 09, 2020 Privacy, Information Security
On January 1, 2020, the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) came into effect and it's kind of a big deal—it’s the first data privacy law of its kind in the US, and applies to any organization using California-based data, regardless of where they are located. Read More

How to Protect VIPs Against the Tragic Consequences of SIM Jacking

Echosec Systems December 03, 2019 Privacy, Information Security, Corporate Security
Imagine picking up your phone to send a text message or check Twitter, only to discover that all of your phone’s services are inoperable. Confused, you open your laptop to check your emails for overdue phone bills—but your email password doesn’t work, either. 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

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

What Is The GDPR And What Does It Mean For You?

Echosec Systems May 09, 2018 General, Privacy
Everybody’s talking about the European Union General Data Protection Regulation right now, and for good reason. The EU GDPR is a broad, powerful piece of legislation that came into effect on May 25th, 2018, and has rewritten the rules of privacy in Europe and the rest of the world, for business and consumers alike. If you're not up-to-date on the new law, or if you’re.. Read More

10 Ways Echosec Respects Social Media Privacy

Echosec Systems October 05, 2016 General, OSINT, Privacy, Social Media Monitoring
This article has been updated from its original version published in October 2016. Read More

5 Tools To Improve Smartphone Security

Echosec Systems May 25, 2016 Cyber Security, General, Privacy
Since the dawn of the smartphone, it seems as if digital communication has become more common than face-to-face interactions. It is not uncommon for one person to have two computers, a tablet, and a smartphone. Read More

The Privacy Debate: Anonymity Or No?

Echosec Systems 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

Essential Tools For Online Safety And Security: Part 3

Echosec Systems 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

Echosec Systems 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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