Social SafeGuard Announces New Connectors to Support WhatsApp and Facebook Events

New Added Connectors in the Social SafeGuard Platform Meet Use Cases
within the Digital Workplace to Reduce Risk, Protect Employees and
Demonstrate Security Controls

, the leading provider of digital risk management, social
media protection and compliance solutions, today announced support for
WhatsApp and Facebook Events.

The general availability of the new WhatsApp and Facebook Events
Connectors within the Social SafeGuard platform represent a critical
monitoring need for today’s digital workforce, which is experiencing a
dramatic increase in usage of emerging social and mobile applications.
The new Social SafeGuard Connectors for Facebook Events and WhatsApp
deliver the ability for organizations to eliminate cyber risk associated
with cyber threats, unauthorized account changes and potentially
malicious activity.

Monitoring digital channels with the capability to demonstrate controls
to regulators and to automatically detect threats like malware
infiltration, are becoming expected features of Digital Risk Monitoring
(DRM) solutions. Digital risk becomes more pervasive when security
incidents escalate in volume and severity around channels that subside
outside the firewall, and when meeting compliance requirements are in

“Organizations are not fully in control of their digital ecosystem with
new channels emerging consistently, like WhatsApp and others,” said Jim
Zuffoletti, CEO, Social SafeGuard. “Our flexible technology is designed
to fit the growing governance and security needs within today’s
workforce, to accommodate how employees share and communicate internally
and externally with little impact on productivity. Our new Connectors
for WhatsApp and Facebook Events support our unique approach to reducing
digital and cyber risk for customers.”

Key WhatsApp Connector Benefits:

  • Archive and security / compliance monitoring of entire conversations,
    inclusive of all attachments, emojis, etc.
  • Freedom to use WhatsApp mobile app regardless of location – on or off
    corporate networks.
  • Unique approach to pro-privacy through monitoring of authorized
    accounts without the need to break WhatsApp encryption.

Key Facebook Events Connector Benefits:

  • Enable employees and agents to engage with their clients and customers
    through organized online events.
  • Comprehensive archive and security / compliance monitoring of all
    event-related conversations, including optional automated quarantine
    of high risk content.
  • Visibility into event engagement and responses from invitees.

This latest announcement comes shortly after the most
recent release of the Social Safeguard Platform (V 5.0)
, featuring
new capabilities to automatically detect, archive, and immediately
remediate social account profile changes that are either unauthorized or
otherwise require supervision. <release link>

Additionally, Social SafeGuard’s deployment flexibility enables
customers to integrate with existing or planned risk management
practices. Whether deployed on-site, in hybrid cloud, or on-demand,
Social SafeGuard is delivering unprecedented DRM functionality,
customization and integration with third party, systems and tools in the

About Social SafeGuard
Social SafeGuard powers security,
risk and compliance professionals to protect social and digital assets
while enabling social consumption organizationally. The company’s
flagship platform, the Social Safeguard Platform, provides a reduced
security risk exposure for enterprise and mid-market organizations, and
supports social collaboration to foster corporate productivity. Social
SafeGuard delivers its industry-leading solution for digital and social
media risk management to a rapidly growing list of customers and
partners worldwide.

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Social SafeGuard
Jim Zuffoletti, 434-409-8489