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Top 2018 Enterprise Security Trend

Top 2018 Enterprise Security Trends

Every year, the entirety of enterprise security incident response changes. New cybersecurity threats come onto the scene, based on new coding, new technologies, and new regulatory vulnerabilities that companies aren’t aware of yet. It’s a constantly shifting, evolving industry, which is why no organization should ever be complacent in their current security incident response plans […]

date:  Dec 10, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Uncategorised Read More
Avoid These Top 3 Mistakes in Security Incident Response Planning

Avoid These Top 3 Mistakes in Security Incident Response Planning

You’ve done everything possible to defend your business against cybercriminal attacks, be it phishing, malware, or any other online fraud plaguing the virtual markets these days. However, the data shows that no protection is 100% foolproof, and those who don’t plan for security failures are certainly doomed to experience it (and likely at a higher […]

date:  Nov 30, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Security Awareness, Uncategorised Read More
The Evolution of Financial Crime in the Dark Web

The Evolution of Financial Crime in the Dark Web

The Dark Web is Empowering Financial Crime Financial fraud and digital economic attacks are occurring more than ever thanks to the rise of new technologies and the Dark Web—the portion of the internet unavailable through traditional browsers and only accessible via specific protocols and encrypted networks. Financial crime is hardly new, but this online underbelly […]

date:  Nov 02, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Malware, Phishing Read More
The Critical Cybersecurity Element Most Companies Overlook

The Critical Cybersecurity Element Most Companies Overlook

Throughout Cybersecurity Awareness Month, it might be easy to believe you’ve heard everything there is to know about protecting your business’ virtual assets. After all, in this age of identity theft and corporate data breaches, many companies have invested heavily in defending their internal networks and virtual infrastructures from hackers, malware, viruses, and other cybersecurity […]

date:  Oct 26, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Uncategorised Read More
3 Ways a Rogue Mobile App can Harm Your Brand

3 Ways a Rogue Mobile App can Harm Your Brand

“There’s an app for that.” How many times have you heard that phrase? Mobile apps are ubiquitous, having become an essential part of almost every aspect of our lives. They store our private data. They track our children. They monitor our homes. They analyze our fitness vitals, down to our literal pulses. We download them […]

date:  Oct 19, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection, Mobile Apps Read More
Crypto Currency Exchanges - A Goldmine for Hackers

Cryptocurrency Exchanges – A Goldmine for Hackers

The world of the Blockchain and cryptocurrencies is upon us.  Blockchain is a technology that amongst other things helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions.  Most people these days have heard of the cryptocurrency called Bitcoin and many have bought or traded in this new digital currency.  There are no real Bitcoins – […]

date:  Oct 05, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Protection Read More
Stop Phishing Emails in Their Tracks

Stop Phishing Emails in Their Tracks

The online threat landscape is continually evolving, and none more rapidly than phishing attacks. Cybercriminals continue to design new and more effective email phishing scams, tricking unsuspecting victims into releasing sensitive personal information and transferring money to fraudulent accounts. Spear phishing is a slightly different, but equally effective variation on the phishing email, most often […]

date:  Aug 24, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, DMARC, Phishing, Security Awareness, Uncategorised Read More
The Value of a Fast Takedown | FraudWatch International

The Value of a Fast Takedown

When your business has been the target of a cyber-attack, you want the illegal content to be removed from the web as quickly as possible.  FraudWatch International is up to the task.  We provide the fastest site takedown times in the industry for phishing, malware, social media, mobile apps, and brand abuse.  This means that […]

date:  Aug 10, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  All, Brand Abuse, Brand Protection, Industry News, Malware, Mobile Apps, Phishing, Social Media, Uncategorised Read More
Protecting Your Business in 2018

Protecting your business in 2018: 5 tips to ensure your business is cyber secure

Predictions from 2017 indicate an increase in the number of security breaches facing organizations globally. Leading on from some of the more notable cyber-attacks in 2017, cybersecurity experts anticipate more sophisticated threats targeting weak spots in organizations’ security processes in 2018. It’s time to be proactive about your business’ cyber security. It is no longer enough to […]

date:  Aug 02, 2018 comments:  0
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What is Ransomware? + 11 Bonus Ransomware Protection Tips

With the WannaCry and Petya ransomware attacks that crippled thousands of organisations around the world, FraudWatch International felt it was worthwhile to recap some of the steps both individuals and businesses can take to protect against ransomware attacks. In this article, we will give you an understanding on what Ransomware is, detail some of the […]

date:  Jul 31, 2018 comments:  0
by:  FraudWatch International category:  Malware Read More