Social Media Security

What Is Social Media Security?

As organizations increasingly rely on social media to grow their brands, attackers leverage the inherent trust and public nature of these platforms to conduct attacks. Protecting brands, executives, employees and consumers on social media is critical for modern business success.

Social Media Adoption Brings New Risks

Every industry faces a unique set of risks on social, many of which have put organizations in the press or at the center of controversy. The rise of social media has introduced a new security paradigm, one that puts users—employees, customers and partners—squarely in the attacker's crosshairs. Social media has become the new cyber battleground, presenting one of the largest, most dynamic risks to organizational security in decades.

Scale of social media

Scale of social media

The public nature of social media makes it widely accessible to everyday users and attackers alike. The sheer volume of content makes it difficult for security teams to overcome risks manually.

Inherent trust in social media

Inherent trust in social media

Social media was designed for connecting and sharing. Once an attacker has entered one of their target's trusted social circles, it is much easier to entice the target to click a malicious link or file.

Blind spots for security teams

Blind spots for security teams

Traditional security tools do not offer visibility into public platforms like social media, leaving security teams blind to potential threats targeting their brand, employees and customers.

Integrated protection across
the public attack surface

Social media is part of a larger ecosystem of publicly available platforms that make up a new attack surface for threat actors to leverage. In order to combat the threats on social media and elsewhere on the web, security teams need integrated Digital Risk Protection. Comprehensive coverage across social media, surface, deep and dark web ensures that threats are identified and addressed wherever they show up on the public attack surface.

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Executive Protection

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