TORONTO -- BD-BrandProtect, the leader in online threat protection, today announced the availability of its Internet Presence Threat Analysis service. Tailored for financial services organizations, this new service delivers ongoing Internet presence risk assessment now required by the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC). Such risks include phishing attacks, traffic diversion schemes, illegal Web linking and online brand misrepresentation. As part of the service, BD-BrandProtect provides consultation and strategy on Internet threat-related compliance, takedown services and a comprehensive set of reports to complement Enterprise Risk Management practices.
As financial services organizations continue to rely on the Internet for a growing number of financial transactions and customer communications, they frequently become the victims of Internet fraud or malicious activity. These threats can not only result in significant loss of revenue, but also permanently damage corporate reputations, customer relationships and consumer loyalty. With this offering, BD-BrandProtect provides financial services institutions with the ability to mitigate risks on the Internet, enhance compliance and meet regulatory obligations.
Engaging in proactive threat analysis is not only an effective means of mitigating risk of victimization, it represents an investment in business continuity, and can bolster the organizations other compliance-related efforts, said Michael Kiefer, SVP of BD-BrandProtect. Organizations that leverage this new service as part of ongoing systems and business planning will maximize their ability to meet customer needs in an efficient, effective manner and do so in a manner that protects organizational and client interests against continually evolving external threats.