THE VALUE OF OUR ONLINE IDENTITIES FOR CYBER CRIMINALS
Online identities are an integral part of our daily lives. Almost all of our online activities such as social networking, shopping, banking and private communication as well as business communication, are bound to our digital identities. Even fields of our lives that are extremely critical from privacy perspective such as healthcare and governance are nowadays digital and require our identification based on our online identity. The ongoing digital transformation of our lives determines our online identity as one of our most valuable assets that become more and more interesting for cyber criminals.
5.6 BILLION EMAIL ACCOUNTS WORLDWIDE BY THE END OF 2019
There are approx. 5.6 Billion email accounts worldwide representing approx. 4.7 Billion unique online identities. The expectations are that by the end of 2020, the number of digital identities will increase to 5.9 Billion. In other words, there will be 5.9 Billion valuable online identities representing 5.1 Billion potential unique victims of cybercrimes such as identity theft, financial and other fraud. If the numbers are seen from financial perspective, cybercrimes that involve our stolen online identities are Multibillion Business for cyber criminals.
573 MILLION ONLINE IDENTITIES STOLEN IN 2018
The continuously increasing interest of cyber criminals for our valuable online identities is clearly derived from the fact that between 2014 and 2017 - 384 Million digital identities were stolen and compromised. The dimensions of this alarming trend are confirmed by the fact that in 2018 the amount of compromised online identities (573 Million) was almost twice the amount of the previous years. By analyzing only the first quarter of 2019, the situation becomes even worse.
THE VALUE OF OUR ONLINE IDENTITY IS MUCH HIGHER THAN WE THINK
Part of the reasons for this alarming trend is the insufficient overall awareness of society about the value of our online identity. One of the common misbeliefs is “I don’t do online banking and I don't store sensitive information. Therefore, why would somebody want to hack me?” What we often forget, is that we live in the era of the digital revolution that continuously transforms every aspect of our lives within the digital space. Even if cyber criminals cannot generate direct financial value from our online identities, they will do this in an indirect way.
THE PROTECTION OF YOUR ONLINE IDENTITY IS OUR MISSION
The team of experts staying behind the BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard have more than 25 years of experience in the cyber security field. The most experienced of us have been working in various technical and management positions, fighting against cyber criminals for years. During the years, the BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard experts built an extremely broad personal network of cyber security experts from all over the world and a unique set of connections and various sources in the underground cyber space. These are utilized daily for the identification of new data leaks (identity theft) that contain exposed email account credentials and further privacy related information, such as names, addresses, phones, payment data, etc.
In addition to the 24/7 personal monitoring and investigation for stolen online identities, we built a novel set of machine learning and AI based algorithms, running continuously in the BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard cloud that perform big data analysis of million suspicious data sets that we discover daily in the underground cyber space.
Time is one of the most important factors, when it comes to stolen and compromised online identities. By being 5 days on average faster than competitors, the BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard protection services significantly minimize possible financial and trust damage that our customers may experience if their digital identities are part of a data leak. Our customers rely on 7 years of history of identified privacy-related data leaks (identity theft).
HOW DOES BULIDSEC EMAIL IDENTITY GUARD PROTECT YOUR ONLINE IDENTITY?
Living in the time of the fourth industrial revolution, where most of our lives take place in the digital world, we believe that everyone deserves an affordable, transparent and simple online identity protection.
The BULIDEC Email Identity Guard is built as a lightweight application that is extremely simple to install and to use. It does not require any specific computer, IT and cyber security knowledge or skills. You need to invest less than 5 minutes of your valuable time in turning on the BULIDEC Email Identity Guard protection shield over your online identity.
After downloading and installing the application on your machine, you need to provide a list of your digital identities that you want to protect. The BULIDEC Email Identity Guard continuously monitors your online identities by verifying them with the BULIDEC Email Identity Guard cloud. If one or more of your online identities become or were part of an identity theft, the BULIDEC Email Identity Guard will straightforward notify you by providing a complete list of identity theft cases containing your online identity from the last 7 years. In addition to the findings, the BULIDEC Email Identity Guard will provide you with easy to follow recommendations that will assist you in remediating the risk and help you to ensure the ownership over your own online identity.
BENEFITS OF PROTECTING YOUR ONLINE IDENTITY WITH THE BULIDEC EMAIL IDENTITY GUARD
WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY ABOUT THE BULIDSEC EMAIL IDENTITY GUARD
Many of my daily activities take place online. From buying travel tickets, dating with friends through various social media, weekly grocery shopping, watching TV via Netflix and Co. For my online activities, I always use different passwords in combination with all security-related mechanisms of the individual online services, such as various types of two-factor authentication. Nevertheless, my online identity has been compromised several times. By using BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard, I can now continuously and independently monitor my online identities, and apply the recommended by BULIDSEC measures, when appropriate.
Trust is good – Control is even better
As many people from my generation, I use Internet to mainly communicate with my childrend and grand-children, to read news and to do some shopping. All these online services are connected to my email account that had been already compromised by cyber criminals. I am impressed that even a person with less IT knowledge like me can benefit from the BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard protection.
GREAT PRODUCT WITH GREAT SERVICE THAT IS ALSO SIMPLE TO USE
Significant part of my day takes place online. This includes my job, private financies, shopping and social activities. I have 10 email accounts that are used for the various online services that I consume every day. The BULIDSEC Email Identity Guard protection met my expectations. It is simple to use and I do not worry anymore that someone can misuse my Email Identities.
THANK YOU FOR THE FIRST CLASS EMAIL IDENTITY PROTECTION
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