Credence Security Partners with ZeroFOX to Protect Organizations’ Digital Estates

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, September 28, 2020 — As organizations across the region pivot to digital engagement models, social media has become the primary channel for organizations to interact with their customers. Recognizing the need for organizations to assess and address the risks posed by these platforms, Credence Security, a leading regional distributor of specialized solutions in cybersecurity, forensics, governance, risk and compliance, today announced that it has signed a distribution agreement with ZeroFOX, the leading provider of digital risk protection services. In the first four months of 2020, ZeroFOX observed a 60% increase in fraud and scams, a 68% increase in malicious domain takedowns, and 145% increase in credential theft. “As organizations continue to build their social presence, they must realize that it offers cybercriminals a new attack vector; bad actors are using social platforms to impersonate organizations and/or executives, phish employees, steal data and siphon revenues, ultimately resulting in an erosion of brand loyalty and trust,” commented Gabe Goldhirsh, Vice President, MEA/APAC Sales, ZeroFOX. “An effective protection approach necessitates continuous monitoring of the vast attack surface, in cooperation with the public platform providers and hosts, to rapidly identify fraudulent activity and immediately stop and remove the threat before […]

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