24x7 Dark Web Monitoring to Reduce Account Takeover
User credentials (i.e., usernames and passwords) are for sale across the dark web - going to the highest bidder. As a result, account takeover (ATO) instances are increasing at an alarming rate.
To stop this threat, firms must monitor the dark web and respond. Enter Dark Web Monitoring, a cost-efficient deterrent to ATO activities. Cybersecurity intelligence analysts monitor the dark web 24x7 to deliver these benefits:
- Reduced account takeover risk
- Meet regulatory due diligence requirements
- Avoid deep “after the breach” scrutiny
- Maintain untarnished business reputation and relationships
THE RISK IS REAL
Threat actors no longer break into businesses; they log in.
Data breaches are increasing in frequency.
Stolen credentials are used to access accounts and sold on the dark web to the highest bidder.
Password reuse by users across work, personal, and social media accounts exacerbates risk.
Hackers and their tools are automated & increasingly sophisticated.
HOW DARK WEB MONITORING WORKS
We monitor the dark web to see if client watchlist assets (IP addresses, e-mail addresses, domains) are exposed.
Credentials found on the dark web are checked against a firm's active directory to see if there is a match.
If a match occurs, the user is required to reset password on next login. This preventative action helps block potential account takeover.
Clients are immediately notified of the activities and the end user is forced to reset their password.
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