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?
Fri, Oct 20, 2017
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.
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
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.
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.
Thu, Sep 07, 2017
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.