Social Media Intelligence; as a Comprehensive Monitoring Tool for Emerging Threats

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K Street Group's latest social media intelligence gathering services are essential for the safeguarding of people and assets

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Social Media Intelligence Analyst, Kelly Monahan warned "threats frequently emerge on social channels long before they catalyze into tangible risks."

A critical component of The K Street Group’s worldwide risk mitigation, protective services, and investigations is rooted in social media intelligence gathering. This particular type of open source intelligence is an essential tool necessary for locating, collecting, monitoring, and analyzing social platform-sourced information.

A prized means of digital surveillance, social media intelligence enables K Street Group to proactively scan, detect, and investigate threats, as well as remain aware of online sentiment and social commentary. The information accessed is rich and varied, attributed to a wide array of new and diversified proprietary social media platforms and proprietary background analysis platforms. These comprehensive programs allow K Street Group the ability to best serve the needs of current clients and attract future clients by providing swift and actionable intel.

K Street Group believes in going above and beyond for clients, which is why a combination of extensive platforms is employed, capable of implementing searches specific to client’s wishes and exhaustive in nature. Constantly seeking the most advanced resources and techniques available, K Street Group’s accessibility to social media intelligence is unparalleled. K Street Group’s current services include Factal, Echosec, Navigator, Lexis Nexis, and TLO TransUnion with additional monitoring tools constantly being explored and added.

With more than half of the world’s population online utilizing social media the possibility of spreading misinformation has never been easier or quicker for attackers to accomplish. Due to the sheer number of social media users, paired with the social nature of discussion, potential threats frequently emerge on social channels long before they catalyze into tangible risks, which is why corporate Fortune 500 companies, houses of worship, and more can tremendously benefit from the intelligence originating on such platforms.

From the protection of C-suite executives, to the prevention of losses, the identification of workplace violence, and beyond, social media intelligence is an essential element of corporate security. With the ability to pinpoint and understand problems, react quickly to minimize the effects, and ensure the well-being of both the organization and its employees, the safety and success of companies is contingent on this breed of intelligence.

Moreover, given the current social and political climate of the world, as well as the state of anti-Semitic terrorism across the country, social media intelligence is crucial for the protection of religious establishments. Social media intelligence understands the “why” nature of and behind posts, in addition to the individuals and groups creating the content. With the implementation of keyword searches and filters, location monitoring, and more, determining localized sentiment to identify potential threats is not only easily attainable with K Street's resources, but vital for the safeguarding of congregations.

Protecting assets in vulnerable places, from small towns to big cities has never been easier with the assistance of K Street Group’s progressive social media services. Social media intelligence analysis provides situational awareness to keep property, resources, and most importantly, employees protected and in the know. The intelligence that results from social media platforms is imperative for threat prevention, mitigation, and recovery.

Contact K Street Group today if securing this additional layer of protection is of the essence to everyday business operations.

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