Social Media Monitoring

Social Media Monitoring

Social Media Monitoring Organizations are now using Social Media as a mainstream communication channel to conduct their business. This has brought about a unique set of challenges with the criminals turning to this medium to target and perpetrate their crime. Criminals can easily set up fake or duplicate media accounts, readily establish trust and act in a fraudulent manner.

 Imposters with malicious intent are turning to social media as a simple method of social engineering for a variety of purposes. They would normally establish trust and gain a large number of followers by regurgitating genuine news and information, before using the profile for a malicious purpose.
Some of the potential uses for a fake social media profile are to:

The Costs Of Social Media Brand Abuse

Social Media Brand Impersonation Could Have A Financial Impact On A Company, But Whatever It Uses, It Is Likely To Do Serious Damage To A Brand’s Reputation. The Risks Of Not Acting On Social Media Brand Abuse Are:

1. ) Financial losses
2.) Damaged reputation
3.) Aggravated customers

It is critical that corporations address the potential risks of social media brand impersonation, which could lead to direct financial losses, market share loss, brand reputation damage, and at the extreme, the potential collapse of the company.

Take Control Of Social Media

Don’t be caught out by a professional social media impersonator. Cyberware International provides a comprehensive social media security solution to monitor hundreds of popular global, and localized social media sites for fake social media profiles impersonating the client’s brand. Our social media threat monitoring and detection will alert the client to a potential social media impersonated profile for confirmation by the client prior to taking down.