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1 in 25 Black Friday Apps Fake, Finds RiskIQ, Threatening $10.8B in Projected Black Friday Online Sales

November 16, 2017

RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today released its 2017 Black Friday E-commerce Blacklist. This cyber research report leverages RiskIQ’s extensive internet reconnaissance and analytics to identify digital threats against the top five e-commerce brands during the Black Friday shopping season. To fool consumers into giving up their login credentials and credit card information, threat actors use the keywords, brand names, and branding of popular e-tailers alongside “Black Friday” in fake apps and landing pages promoting deals and coupons.

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RiskIQ Helps Organizations Achieve Digital Risk Protection Maturity Outlined in Independent Research Report

November 7, 2017

RiskIQ, a leader in digital threat management, today announced that the company believes that its approach to automating attack surface reduction and targeted attack protection aligns to technical guidance offered in Forrester Research’s new November 2017 report, “Assess Your Digital Risk Protection Maturity.” To address the increase in web, social, and mobile external threats, the new Forrester Digital Risk Protection Maturity framework was designed to help enterprises identify gaps and next steps toward mitigating digital risk with the appropriate oversight, people, process, and technology.

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RiskIQ Announces GDPR PII Analytics Solution for Website Compliance

October 31, 2017

RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced new functionality in RiskIQ Digital Footprint to help organizations ensure that their websites comply with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under GDPR, which covers the protection of EU personal data, fines can be considerable if the personally identifiable information (PII) is compromised or solicited and handled insecurely.

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RiskIQ to Bring Industry Leaders Together at October Digital Threat Management Best Practice Forum in New York City

September 25, 2017

RiskIQ, the leader in digital threat management, today announced that it will present a Digital Threat Management Best Practices Forum in New York City, Oct. 17 and 18, 2017. The event will expand upon a similar event held last April in San Diego, and will again focus on how organizations can apply methodologies and technologies that will allow them to best manage the digital threats that lie outside their firewall and mitigate modern digital threats.

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Blacklisted Apps in Global App Stores Drop 40%, But Trojan and Adware Download Risks Remain Strong, RiskIQ Q2 2017 Mobile Threat Landscape Report Finds

September 14, 2017

Mobile apps are still the “Wild West” of online security, finds digital threat management leader RiskIQ in its latest mobile threat landscape report. In its recent Q2 2017 analysis of 120 mobile app stores and more than 2 billion daily scanned resources, RiskIQ re-confirmed that most app stores fail to adequately protect their users from malicious and fraudulent app downloads.

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Ignition Fires Up Managed Security Services Providers To Profit From RISKIQ

September 5, 2017

Ignition Technology and RiskIQ today announced that RiskIQ PassiveTotal®, the de facto tool for cyber threat hunters, is now available for Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) to enhance the value they can bring to their customers. New licensing and pricing for the cloud-based platform enlarges the addressable market for RiskIQ, unlocking access into the MSSP sector and enabling VAR partners to build RiskIQ into their service offerings.

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