Lessons from Equifax and Yahoo Data Breaches

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Fri, Oct 20, 2017

Cyber security incidents have a negative impact on everyone involved, from the customers to even the company’s employees. And after reading the headlines day after day about how personal and financial information of MILLIONS of people have been exposed for the world to see, we can’t help but wonder: What went wrong? How could it have been avoided? What’s next?

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Topics: data breach, cyber security, online protection

Infographic - Monthly Internet Risk Cyber Threat Trends | September 2017

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Wed, Oct 11, 2017

Mitigation of mobile apps posing security risks to end users increased by 271%

BrandProtect uses propietary technology to constantly search the internet for threats associated with operational, legal, reputational, revenue and compliance risk.

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Topics: Brand Protection, Domain Management, Social Media Monitoring, infographic, mitigation, Phishing trends, cyber threat, trends, cyber threat trends

Threat Brief: Buying and Selling Online - Is it too Good to be True?

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Tue, Oct 03, 2017

Are you aware of the risks of buying and selling online?

These days, people can buy and sell almost anything online. Unfortunately, cybercriminals have taken advantage of internet anonimity to scam buyers and sellers

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Topics: ThreatBrief, online threat, buying and selling online, online protection

Meet us at the FS-ISAC Fall Summit

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Thu, Sep 21, 2017

Facing a need to change with the increase of new cyber threats, financial services institutions are implementing strong cyber security solutions, programs and training. As this is a crucial step to undertake and maintain a trusted environment, it is also important to share their best practices, this is what many financial service leaders will be doing at the FS-ISAC Fall Summit in Baltimore.

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Topics: online brand protection, brandprotect, FSISAC, SUMMIT

The Scam That Can Bankrupt Your Business

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Wed, Sep 20, 2017

The FBI has reported a 2,370% increase in business email compromise (BEC) between January 2015 and December 2016. This type of fraud includes what we at BrandProtect refer as email phishing, spear phishing, or whaling.

The scam, commonly known as “CEO fraud”, is a highly engineered attack that will typically target high-level executives by impersonating them to trick people inside the organization to provide sensitive information and ultimately making the victim wire money to a fraudulent account.

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Topics: Domain Management, Phishing, BEC Attacks, scams, email phishing

Infographic - Monthly Internet Risk Cyber Threat Trends | August 2017

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Thu, Sep 07, 2017

 

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Topics: mobile app monitoring, Phishing, social media, infographic, cyber threats, mobile malware, Phishing trends, cyber threat trends

Threat Brief: Could You Be The Next Investment Fraud Victim?

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Fri, Sep 01, 2017

If it seems too good to be true, it probably is.

Phony advertisements can deceive even the savviest investors by promising high returns with little money in a short period of time. Investment fraud can look legitimate:  criminals are using different tools and forms of communications designed to gain the trust of their victims and have succeeded in scamming people. So, who are the most common targets? Are you vulnerable to fraud? And if you already have an online investment account, is it secure?

This month's BrandProtect Executive Threat Brief provides you information on how investment scams work and how to protect your online investment account. BrandProtect Executive Threat Briefs are designed to minimize your exposure by educating you and your team about simple steps you can take to protect your personal information online.

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Topics: ThreatBrief, investment fraud protection, scams, online investment account

Infographic - Monthly Internet Risk Cyber Threat Trends | July 2017

Posted by Alexa Villanueva

Thu, Aug 03, 2017

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Topics: mobile app monitoring, Phishing, social media, infographic, cyber threats, mobile malware, mitigation, cyber threat trends

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