Michael Marriott

Senior Strategy and Research Analyst
Michael Marriott

Michael Marriott is a Senior Strategy and Research Analyst at Digital Shadows, which he joined in late 2014. Michael has a passion for security analysis and the trends they indicate, in order to better protect clients. He has written several articles and papers, and his research is regularly features in the press. He holds a BA in History and a Masters in Applied Security and Strategy, both from the University of Exeter.

Recent Posts by Michael Marriott

Reducing your attack surface

April 9, 2019

What is an attack surface According to OWASP, an attack surface “describes all of the different points where an attacker could …

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How to Secure Your Online Brand

March 20, 2019

What is online brand security? As we outlined in our Practical Guide to Reducing Digital Risk, the integrity of brand …

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Detecting Exposed Company Data: The What, Why, and How

March 12, 2019

What is data loss detection? A fundamental responsibility for any IT security professional is to secure their information assets, be …

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Understanding Digital Risk Protection

February 8, 2019

There has been a lot of talk recently about Digital Risk and Digital Risk Protection. Forrester published their 2018 New …

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The Most Popular Security Blog Topics of 2018

December 18, 2018

It’s been a busy year on the Digital Shadows blog, with almost 150 blogs published since January 1. As we …

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Digital Shadows New Integration for Splunk

December 10, 2018

Today we announced the release of an updated version of our Splunk App, which is now certified for both Splunk …

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Using Shadow Search to Power Investigations: Sextortion Campaigns

December 6, 2018

We recently wrote about sextortion campaigns and how they’ve developed their lures over time. As a result of these campaigns, …

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Law Firm Uncovers Exposed Sensitive Details About Top Attorney Online

November 15, 2018

VIPs and executives who are critical to your company and brand can be targeted by threat actors or groups who …

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The Dark Web: Marketers’ Trick or Threat Intelligence Treat?

October 31, 2018

At this time of the year, you can’t go anywhere without encountering something dark, spooky and mysterious. It all reminds …

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Bank Discovers Customer Credit Card Numbers Traded Online

October 23, 2018

Payment card fraud costs banks and merchants nearly $23 billion a year and rising. As consumers spend more money online, …

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