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To a professional working in the field of corporate security, the value of actionable intelligence cannot be overstated. Any loss of reliable information can incur financial consequences and expose clients and their assets to the risk of harm.
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At its core, Echosec is a web application that leverages location-based data to search for social media and other open source information. The base technology relies on a healthy mix of API requests directly to social media networks, as well as to
No, the results of a location search on Echosec only include publicly available and geo-tagged posts.
The results of a username search on Echosec also only includes the publicly available posts from the account. Echosec’s concern with international privacy legislation and system reliability has led to hosting our distributed data stores around the globe. This allows individuals worldwide to access information through Echosec in accordance with their local privacy laws.
Probably. We are looking to add new social media and open source data feeds all the time. Before we can add any feed, however, we have to make sure that is both publicly available and legal for us to obtain it. Please contact us if you have a specific feed in mind.