WHY A DIGITAL RISK PROTECTION APPROACH IS VITAL FOR SECURITY DEFENCES
Security Advisor Middle East|November 2020
A HOLISTIC DRP PROGRAMME OFFERS SECURITY TEAMS OMNICHANNEL VISIBILITY INTO THE BREADTH OF SOCIAL AND DIGITAL PLATFORMS OF THEIR ORGANISATION’S ATTACK SURFACE, SAYS GABE GOLDHIRSH, VP, MEA/APAC SALES, ZEROFOX.
GABE GOLDHIRSH

The threat landscape continues to evolve as digitisation increases. In an attempt to keep pace, organisations are adding new software to their tech stack, but are they choosing the right solutions and approach to ensure their security? When it comes to social and digital platforms, such as social media, online marketplaces, and recruiting sites, security teams can default to treating security threats reactively rather than proactively.

Enlightened organisations are turning to Digital Risk Protection (DRP) programmes as a proactive security solution to protect their brand credibility, customers and employee safety online.

An effective DRP programme enables an organisation to respond quickly to digital threats by taking down fraudulent websites, ads and social media accounts, notifying review sites and online forums about false and misleading postings and alerting online marketplaces and app stores to counterfeit merchandise and fake mobile apps. It should also provide IT groups with current threat intelligence to limit damage from data breaches by deactivating compromised user accounts, revoking stolen credentials, and strengthening security controls.

Here are three reasons why implementing the right DRP solution and approach is a critical piece of any organisation’s security defence:

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