Keeping One Step Ahead of Black Friday Cyber Threats

Social Media Monitoring

Attackers leverage social media for phishing schemes, impersonating your brand and executives online to defraud customers or spread disinformation. Digital Shadows SearchLight™ proactively identifies brand and executive impersonations, through immediate detection and takedown services your teams can circumvent damage to customer trust or loss of account credentials.

  • Executive Protection
  • Social Media Profile Detection
  • Takedown Services
  • Rich Context
  • Continuous Monitoring

How does SearchLight™ Help?

SearchLight continuously monitors social media sites for security teams to protect their company, brand, and executives. By identifying malicious brand, company, and executive impersonations of your organization as well as threat actor mentions and data leaks, SearchLight ensures threats to your company name and brand(s) online are proactively mitigated.

  • Accurately identify malicious impersonations of your company social media accounts and key executives with clear risk factors and rich context including associated imagery, referencing content, and more.
  • Detect instances of brand abuse with confidence with comprehensive and continuous monitoring across social media sites, forums and messaging channels in several languages.
  • Investigate instantly with risk-scoring and rich contextual information such as profile creation date, assets, mentions, recent activity, and account screenshots.
  • Reduce security alert noise with high-accuracy filtering by proprietary technology to raise only the alerts you care about and allow-listing features to eliminate false positives.
  • Reduce time and skills necessary to execute on takedowns with our Managed takedown services leveraging SearchLight’s rich context directly within the platform.
  • Work with total awareness with real-time tracking of takedown status synchronizing your teams in SearchLight.
  • Orchestrate defenses with your existing solutions with turnkey integrations and unlimited API usage access.
  • Gain insight from security researchers publishing details of data breaches through company mentions on Twitter and online security communities.
  • Track discussions around zero-day vulnerabilities and breaking security news.
  • Stay privy to Hacktivist campaigns and imminent threats with data visualizations of campaign activity and analyses of threat actors targeting companies in your geographic area and industry.

SearchLight Customers Experience


of organizations experienced 1-25 social media attacks annually (Statista)


social posts indexed each week


hours median takedown time for social media with SearchLight


Gain visibility over impersonating social media profiles, targeting of executives, and data leaks. With SearchLight, you’re protected against security risks across social media.

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Learn how to protect your organization with the top Social Media Monitoring use cases Digital Shadows has identified including detection of executive impersonations, phishing sites, and takedowns of fake company profiles.

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The integration of Searchlight into OneWeb has given us the agility to understand and respond to our external risk exposure. An extremely user-friendly product that is a ‘value add’ extension to our SecOps team.

Digital Shadows has proven that their digital risk management service is incredibly valuable, providing my security teams with context, prioritization, recommended actions, and even 
remediation options to dramatically reduce risk to Sophos.


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