82% of companies changing brand protection strategies to cope with cyber threat

82% of companies changing brand protection strategies to cope with cyber threat

The majority of companies will change their brand protection strategies to cover new cybersecurity and fraud threats in the next year, according to new research by MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection. In addition, 72% said that brand protection is gaining attention across their organisation as a result of online threats. The research […]

Nearly half of consumers fear buying counterfeit holiday gifts, according to MarkMonitor

Nearly half of consumers fear buying counterfeit holiday gifts, according to MarkMonitor

Trickery is trending this holiday season – at least for online criminals. Forty-five percent of shoppers worry about unintentionally buying imitation goods over the winter holiday, according to the latest research from MarkMonitor , the world leader in enterprise brand protection. Despite the fact that 91% said they wouldn’t knowingly buy a counterfeit product as a […]

Keep Black Friday shopping free of fake goods

Keep Black Friday shopping free of fake goods

MarkMonitor, the global leader in enterprise brand protection is advising online shoppers to be more vigilant leading up to Black Friday. In the annual search for bargains and discounted goods, consumers are more at risk when it comes to unintentionally buying counterfeit goods. The last weekend in November is designated ‘Cyber Weekend’ and stretches from […]

Counterfeit consumer goods online pose risk to shoppers’ health  

Counterfeit consumer goods online pose risk to shoppers’ health  

New research from MarkMonitor, the world leader in enterprise brand protection, reveals counterfeit goods still pose a significant risk to consumers. More than one-quarter of respondents (27%) said they had unwittingly purchased non-genuine consumer goods online. This included every day items, such as make-up (32%), skincare (25%), supplements (22%) and, worryingly, medication (16%). Respondents found […]