Digital Risk Protection
Preventing, monitoring, countering online threats

With phishing on the rise and online assets under threat, firms stay safe by monitoring potential threats and eliminating risks with takedown enforcements.

Online landscapes shift rapidly, and cybercriminals increase their efforts every year

Digital scams put customers, careers, and revenues under threat, so businesses must act fast to mitigate risks. When brands fortify themselves with Digital Risk Protection solutions, they disarm scammers, giving colleagues the tools to fight their threats.

Hackers launch a fresh attack every 30 seconds.

How will your team handle the next attack?

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Since 2019, phishing attacks increased by 150% year on year.

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For businesses across all regions and sectors, data breach costs averaged $4.35 million throughout 2022.

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More than 3/4 of experts believer their firm became more vulnerable to cyberattacks in recent years.

Tackling risks as soon as they appear

Successful teams must tackle digital risks before they develop, rather than after an attack. Proactive risk management requires effective protection across the full range of online attack surfaces.

Hackers deploy social engineering tactics to trick consumers into revealing their PII (Personal Identifiable Information) over email. Using Digital Risk Protection, companies protect their clients by identifying malicious domains with active MX servers. Blocking these websites protects your assets and prevents phishers from launching their scams.
Businesses must defend their inboxes against spear phishing, as business email compromise puts data, infrastructure, and finances at risk. Every time a colleague downloads malware or transfers funds to a scammer, businesses suffer. Stopping spear fishers at the source (their MX servers) delivers a Digital Risk Protection solution.
Beyond email scams, phishers use any attack vector they can muster to trick victims with your brand. Companies must manage websites, popups, social media phishing campaigns, and attacks posing as raffles or games to exploit staff and clients alike. Digital Risk Protection delivers multi-channel detection and automated takedowns to counter these threats.
Scammers host fraudulent websites that impersonate your brand to trick would-be customers. Targeting valuable personal data, these websites include:

  • Job board scams
  • Advanced fee scams
  • Online purchasing scams
  • Investment scams
  • Subscription scams
  • Affiliate program scams

Tackling these scam sites, in all their shapes and forms, helps competent companies secure their assets.
Cybercriminals equip their social engineering scams with all kinds of stolen and fraudulent assets, faking websites, branding, social media profiles, website copy, and other content. EBRAND’s X-RAY disarms these content phishing attacks on two fronts, identifying faked assets and intercepting their distribution.
Counterfeits, grey markets, and reputational damage shrinks a company’s market share, giving rivals an edge in competitive industries. By contrast, companies who combat counterfeits replace their lost custom with new revenue, expanding their market presence. Online Brand Protection services therefore increase revenues while minimizing risk, delivering a direct ROI for well-equipped businesses. Revamp your revenue
Impersonators falsify brands and colleagues on social media, supporting other phishing channels or running scams directly from the platform. Businesses must monitor their online assets across social platforms to maintain their security, and that’s where Digital Risk Protection comes in.
Protecting digital infrastructure helps businesses protect their teams, and comply with regulations such as GDPR and the NIS Directive. Using a Digital Risk Protection platform, teams understand their strengths and weaknesses, and reinforce themselves against attacks. Collaborating to ensure up-to-date assets like SSL certificates, WHOIS data, DNSSec, and consistent redirection creates robust, effective, and compliant teams.
Appstores open another attack vector for impersonating brands, stealing assets, and diverting customers. Hackers use fake apps to appropriate funds and distribute malware, so businesses must intervene. Scanning, flagging, and removing apps from appstores with Digital Risk Protection services lets teams reinforce their infrastructure and support their business.

How it works

EBRAND delivers everything you need to combat threats and strengthen your infrastructure with the X-RAY Digital Risk Protection solution. In the X-RAY portal, you’ll find intuitive tabs for searching channels, tackling threats, and compiling actionable reports. With automated actions and managed services from EBRAND professionals, businesses X-RAY threats and achieve their goals.

Teams identify ongoing weaknesses and emerging attacks with X-RAY’s smart detection tools.

Using automated APIs and custom scrapers, X-RAY scans 1,000+ data sources, supporting early detection and threat monitoring down the line. This function, known as RADAR, equips teams to solve existing threats and pre-empt the next attack.

Effective businesses solve urgent threats and monitor others as they evolve.

X-RAY’s TRACKER tool keeps tabs on specific assets and flags risks with AI-powered threat analysis software. Efficient threat monitoring delivers a streamlined security function.

Smart automation delivers smooth, swift action on digital threats.

X-RAY digitizes legal takedowns and automatically reports threats to global blocklists. Blocking malicious pages, links, and accounts rapidly and at scale sets a strong digital deterrent.

Sharing threat insights helps businesses counteract attacks and any structural weaknesses.

X-RAY provides 24/7 real-time reporting and integrates with your information system via API. The reports tool also provides regular, exportable insights, empowering collaboration and data-led digital strategy.

Cybercriminals target their attacks at high-profile individuals with the most to lose, including executives, influencers and more.

These tailored attacks require custom solutions, and that’s where VIP and Executive Protection comes in. Learn about the evolving, AI-powered threat landscape, and how to stay safe with a comprehensive solution, below.

Ask, and we'll deliver

Expertise turns idle tools into successful action. EBRAND’s managed service team prides itself on customizing each brand protection solution to suit each business perfectly. Beyond the setup stage, you’ll benefit from active consultancy, close collaboration, and seasoned expertise to help your protection strategy shine.

Direct support from your own account manager

Solve any problems you encounter with the help of an experienced EBRAND professional. Working closely with your personal account manager helps tailor your tools to suit your problems, from RADARs to TRACKERs, to takedowns and more.

Real-time detection guidance

When it comes to cybercrime, every second counts: it takes, on average, just 82 seconds between a phishing attack launch and the first click, so businesses must act fast to mitigate risks. EBRAND account managers deliver round-the-clock threat management service, and our support channels guarantee they’ll process your requests in a matter of hours.

Threat consultancy - phishing and impersonation scams

Businesses learn to identify, prioritize, and track online scams with the help of EBRAND threat consultancy. Learning about existing threat tactics and developing trends delivers the expert advice necessary for protecting your business.

External attack surface management and strategy

Exploring beyond your perimeter, and viewing your attack surfaces from the outside helps you think like a hacker. Your EBRAND account manager guides you through this tactic, known as external attack surface management, to identify your security risk and build a strategy to solve them.

Multi-lingual and cross-cultural collaboration

Working with an international company like EBRAND unlocks support in whatever language suits your business best. With hundreds of employees and over a dozen languages, you’re sure to find a tailored approach that protects your business clearly and effectively.

Channels to enforce yourself with X-RAY

Search the names of your assets in X-RAY, and you’ll identify hackers impersonating your brand to launch their scams. Each X-RAY report breaks results down by channels, so you can filter your threats and prioritize your action.


Social media

Scraping social media for malicious links and cyberattack coordination equips teams to take down threats. X-RAY detects threats across all relevant social platforms, whether they're regional, international, or anything in between.

  • Facebook
  • Instagram
  • Twitter
  • Youtube
  • Whatsapp
  • Reddit
  • Flickr
  • Vimeo
  • TikTok
  • Twitch
  • Weibo
  • Quora
  • WeChat
  • Telegram
  • More!

Domain infrastructure

With X-RAY, you can search domain infrastructure databases to analyze assets like domain name systems (DNS), Zonefiles, SSL certificates, MX server statuses, and domains themselves. Simply map any threats, weaknesses, or infringements, and X-RAY delivers effective takedown tools to disarm your attackers.


Third-party threat intelligence

As cyberattacks increase, cybersecurity firms gather more information about them. X-RAY harnesses these cyberthreat intelligence databases, highlighting any relevant threats in proximity to your IP. Detailing these insights in one tab supports efficient action to counter any risks.


Image recognition

Images prove valuable, yet hard to trace. X-RAY protects this value and smooths this difficulty with smart reverse image search tools.


Web content

Scammers exploit proprietary terms and phrases, moving them across different platforms to trick targets into falling for attacks. X-RAY’s SEO tool searches all relevant platforms, compiling results for effective solutions.


Dark web channels

Trawling dark web, deep web, and encrypted forums delivers necessary insights to combat threats.

X-RAY technology

Opening you X-RAY portal unlocks cutting-edge tools to tackle digital threats and strengthen your company's online presence. When you combine the platform's asset monitoring, self-service, managed service, and integration tools, you'll deploy an arsenal of AI-powered risk protection tools to achieve your digital goals.


X-RAY delivers a powerful suite of Digital Risk Protection tools to empower teams and streamline security work

The suite’s RADAR service identifies threats, and X-RAY’s TRACKER tools monitor them across back-end and front-end channels. Ultimately, the X-RAY platform delivers holistic approaches to digital risks, along with the customization features for tailored solutions.

Integration capabilities

Your Digital Risk Protection insight flow smoothly into your existing workflow with X-RAY’s range of integration options. Depending on your team’s preference, X-RAY integrates with your tech stack via API, Webhook, or a custom solution. The platform also delivers out-of-the-box integration options with common workspace tools like Microsoft teams, and JIRA in the Atlassian suite.

EBRAND’s happy to explore other integration options, to ensure that any new capabilities thrive in your workflow ecosystem.

  • Domain and subdomain takeover paths
  • Public misconfigurations
  • Unpatched vulnerabilities
  • Expired SSL certificates
  • Expiring domain registrations
  • Receiving clear and actionable notifications
  • Assigning cases to another user
  • Commenting on cases
  • Tagging items by customized tags and tag-groups
  • Creating custom reports
  • Blocking websites and deploying takedown services
  • Initial assessment of the threat landscape and your priorities to create a customized monitoring
  • Prioritization and handling of workflows based on client requirements
  • Counter threats by taking pre-approved actions or alternatively reporting cases via the platform
  • Continuous review of threats and scan results
  • Ongoing adjustment of the program to optimize scans, workflows, and results, thereby maximizing impact and ROI
  • Custom reporting based on tailored requirements
  • Blocklist and threat takedown strategies

Digital Risk Protection FAQs

Digital Risk Protection helps companies defend their reputation, stop data breaches, and reduce financial losses.

If your goals include equipping yourself with the tools to manage threats to your business online, Digital Risk Protection delivers. Achieving these goals becomes straightforward with a technological solution in hand. Many security teams strive to increase their awareness of digital threat landscapes, and X-RAY provides the necessary web crawlers, data analytics, and machine learning algorithms to hit that target. Other objectives include streamlining workflows and priotizing threats, and live alerts and AI risk prioritization supports these goals too.

Financially speaking, Digital Risk Protection cuts the costs of cyberattacks, data leaks, and security breaches. Cost-effective KPIs always go down well, as a rule. Proactive technology solves threats before they escalate, saving time, money, and reputations. Crucially, these reputations also contribute to a company’s ROI, as market value, investments, and customerbases depend on strong public perception.

When businesses focus on building data, fortification, and growth opportunities around their online assets, Digital Risk Protection helps achieve these goals.
The short answer: Yes.

The longer answer: Threat intelligence involves collating, interpreting, and distributing insights about an organizations strengths, weaknesses and emerging threats. For modern businesses, many of these threats manifest themselves across online landscapes, hence their relevance to digital risk management.

Businesses leverage their threat intelligence insights to build robust security strategies, reinforcing vulnerable assets, developing threat-specific defences, and expanding their security perimeters. To strengthen teams, business leaders also partner with external experts, and source new capabilities for researching and tackling threats.

Tools like the X-RAY RADAR deliver threat intelligence, and EBRAND’s takedown automation turns this intelligence into effective risk management.
The short answer: Yes.

The longer answer: Digital Risk Protection equips businesses to identify, monitor, and solve the risks surrounding their presence online. These risks include cybersecurity, brand reputation, and compliance management. For each of those three objectives, the threats, and the solutions, pertain directly to digital shadows.

The term ‘digital shadows’ refers to an organization’s digital footprint, and the traces and ripples it creates online. Unfortunately, malicious actors exploit these shadows, stealing assets and fuelling further crimes like fraud and cyberattacks. Businesses must therefore monitor their digital shadows, ensuring they’re not leaving vulnerable assets online, and enforcing any infringements or suspicious activity. Digital Risk Protection tools accomplish this goal, using artificial intelligence and machine learning algorithms to detect anomalies within a company’s digital ecosystem.

Safeguarding digital channels with a robust tool like EBRAND’s X-RAY plays a vital role in today’s digital landscape. Overall, Digital Risk Protection fortifies online reputations, protects sensitive assets, and ensures reliable compliance.
Each phishing attack deploys distinct strategies to target victims and exploit digital assets. To understanding more about phishing, we can still look to its real-world namesake.

Commercial fishing companies create new technologies for effective technologies for scouring the oceans and pulling up sea creatures over the years. On the other hand, a shoreside fisherman might manually craft a unique lure to catch a certain species of fish in a specific stretch of coastline. The fishing world’s digital counterparts iterate on existing hooks to trick new targets, and tailor their attacks with specific victims in mind.

Here’s ten common types of phishing attack that hackers might level at your team:

  1. Spear phishing

    Spear phishing scams occur when hackers personalize their attacks, targeting specific individuals with information, names, convincing reference points to enhance their deception.
  2. Business Email Compromise (BEC)

    Spear phishing becomes a BEC attack when it specifically targets employees using their business email. Hackers often send BEC attacks from accounts spoofing a target’s colleague, with the intention of stealing company resources.
  3. Whaling

    High-value spear phishing, AKA whaling, targets business leaders and c-suite executives.
  4. Clone Phishing

    In clone phishing attacks, hackers create near-identical clones of legitimate digital assets like websites, login pages, or previously sent emails, filling them with malware to trick their targets.
  5. Smishing

    Phishing attacks use a variety of channels and attack vectors. Security experts refer to phishing attacks that use SMS, text messages, or WhatsApp as ‘smishing’.
  6. Angler Phishing

    Hackers spoof legitimate social media accounts to deceive victims, in attacks known as ‘angler phishing’. These fake assets also add evidence to phishing attacks on other channels.
  7. Search Engine Phishing

    Search engine phishing involves advanced marketing tactics, as hackers create organic SEO listings or even PPC campaigns to promote their attacks. When their fraudulent, malware-laden pages achieve decent levels of traffic, search engine phishing attacks siphon data and ecommerce profits by deceiving would-be customers.
  8. Tabnabbing

    In tabnapping attacks, hackers take advantage of a victim’s tendency to lose track of their tabs. Phishing malware opens a fake tab, which blends in with legitimate workflows to steal assets and spread further hacks.
  9. Vishing

    Wishing, or voice phishing, involves phishing attacks via vocal channels, particularly phone calls and voice messages.
  10. AI Phishing

    Hackers keep up with trends in AI, taking advantage of AI chatbots, deepfake audio and video, and auto-generated fake pages to trick their targets in AI phishing attacks.

    Crucially, hackers develop new phishing strategies all the time, innovating and iterating to bypass ageing defences. Digital Risk Protection helps businesses detect existing phishing campaigns, and pre-empt new techniques as they evolve.
Digital Risk Protection helps detect, understand, identifying, and counteract security threats online, forming an important part of cybersecurity. Businesses therefore incorporate Digital Risk Protection into their cybersecurity frameworks, whether they use MITRE ATT&CK or another strategic tool.

MITRE’s ATT&CK framework (Adversarial Tactics, Techiniques, & Common Knowledge) catalogues the types of cyberattacks that hackers use to trick, infiltrate, and exploit victims. With a Digital Risk Protection solution in place, businesses detect and monitor potentially malicious TTPs targeting their brand, team, or clients. EBRAND’s X-RAY scans emerging threats, and also compares a company’s assets with Common Knowledge records of existing attacks, reinforcing security strategies with third-party intelligence.

Digital Risk Protection also integrates with cybersecurity frameworks like the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cybersecurity Framework. The NIST framework provides guidance and best practice advice to help businesses understand, manage, and minimize threats online. As established, the X-RAY RADAR prioritizes understanding, and the TRACKER tool supports threat management and minimization.

Find out about how to strengthen your cybersecurity strategy by getting in touch with our Digital Risk Protection professionals.

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