Media outlets and the internet are completely intertwined in today’s world. It would be hard to imagine a news company without a social media presence or a TV network that doesn’t have at least a website. However, this synergy brings a daunting challenge when it comes to cybersecurity. Their reputation and following are critical assets that can be easily tarnished by a single cyber attack.
Imagine waking up one day to find that your website has been defaced, your social media accounts hacked, and your email compromised. Your audience is bombarded with fake news and malicious content that damages your credibility and trust. Your advertisers pull out, and your revenue plummets. This is not a hypothetical scenario - it happens more often than you think.
Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their attacks, leveraging advanced techniques such as social engineering, ransomware, and insider threats. They target media outlets because of their high visibility and potential impact on public opinion. Attackers are well aware that a single breach can have a ripple effect that reaches far beyond the immediate victim.
"Cybercriminals are becoming increasingly sophisticated in their attacks"
It is essential for media outlets to take proactive steps to protect their digital infrastructure, along with other assets, including employees. To reduce the risk of cyber attacks and mitigate their impact, media outlets can establish a string of measures that can simultaneously assess the cyber resilience of an entire organization and provide continuous monitoring.
The return on investment, in this case, would be immeasurable, as it would enable the organization to preserve its reputation as well as the viewer’s/reader’s trust intact, along with safeguarding critical assets.
How Seif can help you achieve continuous cyber resilience and overcome threats to your media outlet?
As a platform made to connect all the dots in cybersecurity for you, Seif is your best choice when it comes to mounting a successful cyber defense. First, Seif conducts a comprehensive assessment of the attack surface, including websites, social media accounts, email systems, and third-party services. After identifying exploitable vulnerabilities and misconfigurations, the platform implements robust security controls and siphons them up to provide the user with a birds-eye view of the entire attack surface.
This includes tools such as intrusion detection and prevention systems, firewall rules, access controls, and user monitoring. Thanks to Seif’s advanced AI, the controls are almost immediately tailored to the specific needs of a media company, like protection of intellectual property, data security, social media protection, etc.
Our continuous cybersecurity monitoring and assessment platform can help media outlets stay one step ahead of cyber threats by providing real-time insights into their security posture. Also, Seif ensures continuous compliance with regulations and standards, including European legal obligations like GDPR and NIS 2, as well as US counterparts such as CCPA, HIPAA, etc.
By using Seif.ai, media outlets can achieve a comprehensive and continuous view of their cybersecurity posture, enhance their threat detection and response capabilities, and prevent reputational damage caused by cyber attacks. Don't wait until it's too late to secure your digital assets. Contact us today to learn more about Seif.ai and how we can help you protect your business.