Building BC Firemap Plus: Open Data and Wildfire Mapping Lessons Learned

Neil JohnstonEducational, Media

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 home phone rings, but there’s … Read More

What is fake news? And how to spot it!

Paula HingleyEducational, Media, Uncategorized

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 … Read More

Echosec to Showcase Social Discovery Platform at the 2017 Incite Marketing Summit


Echosec will be wowing attendees & sponsors with their Location-Based search platform at Incite Marketing Summit West Victoria, BC., Canada, May 17, 2017 — Echosec Systems will be sharing their industry leading social discovery solution at the 2017 Incite Marketing Summit. The summit takes place at Hotel Nikko in San Francisco on Sep 23-24th. With Echosec, companies can: Find and … Read More

Echosec to Exhibit at FedGIS 2017


[Victoria B.C. Canada] – The Echosec team is excited to announce that they will be exhibiting at Esri’s 2017 FedGIS conference, held on the 13th-14th of February. This year, the Esri FedGIS conference will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention center in Washington DC. The Echosec booth will be located in the Esri Startup Zone. This will be the … Read More

Echosec Showcases at ASIS 2016


Orlando, Fl. Echosec Systems Ltd. was thrilled to showcase their social media security solution at the 62nd annual ASIS Security Expo. The convention took place from the 12th – 15th of September and attracted an estimated 20,000 people including vendors and attendees from all over the world. ASIS was founded in 1955 as the American Society for Industrial Security and has members in … Read More

Echosec Wins in 2016 International Business Awards


Winners to Be Celebrated at Gala Event on 21 October in Rome, Italy Victoria B.C. Canada – 22 August 2016 – Echosec Systems Ltd. was named the winner of a Silver Stevie® Award in the Startup of the Year category in the 13th Annual International Business Awards. Echosec is a location-first social media search engine that provides actionable intelligence to … Read More

Identity Insight hits new Level – Echosec & GBG to Partner


Cardiff, UK: August 4, 2016 — Echosec Systems Ltd., has partnered with GBG, the global specialist in identity data intelligence, to embed Echosec’s cutting edge social media search solution into GBG Connexus, the leading trace and investigate DaaS (Data as a Service) platform. The partnership with Echosec gives GBG Connexus clients the best situational awareness platform available on the market. It … Read More

Echosec to Showcase Location-Based Social Media Security solution at ASIS 2016

Paula HingleyMedia

Victoria, BC., Canada, Aug 03, 2016 — Echosec Systems will be sharing their industry leading social media security solution at the 2016 ASIS Conference, Sept 12-15 at the Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FLA.  Visitors to the Echosec booth will have the opportunity to see the latest release of the software, including the newly released Pro and Enterprise offerings, including … Read More

Echosec tops the charts for Innovative Company in Victoria

Paula HingleyMedia

Echosec Systems took home the award for ‘Innovative Excellence – Software or Service’ at this year’s VIATEC awards. The sold-out event drew 800+ attendees to celebrate the achievements of Victoria’s most influential companies and entrepreneurs. VIATEC (Victoria Innovation, Advanced Technology, and Entrepreneurship Council), started in 1989. Their mission is to serve as the one-stop hub that connects people, knowledge, and … Read More

Meet Echosec at CALI 2016


Meet Echosec at CALI 2016 California Association of Licensed Investigators for its 2016 Annual Conference Echosec will be on hand at CALI to show how the next generation of Location-Based Search is a necessary tool for investigators, police, and intel community. Victoria, BC., Canada, May 30, 2016 — Echosec Systems Ltd., has announced their participation at the annual CALI Conference where … Read More