Compliance Monitoring: Leveraging Online Tools to Ensure Compliance in Regulated Industries

Compliance Monitoring: Leveraging Online Tools to Ensure Compliance in Regulated Industries

Compliance departments are beginning to turn to website monitoring and archival tools to help bolster their compliance monitoring efforts as it’s become increasingly difficult for these firms to remain compliant with industry regulations in recent years. Firms operating in highly regulated / legacy industries suddenly find themselves more vulnerable than ever to fines and penalties from regulators.

Deeper and broader constraints in these regulated industries, coupled with the incredible rise of digital marketing and online messaging avenues, Compliance Departments are scrambling to implement processes and procedures to help limit their exposure. 

Agent & Affiliate Networks Can Compound Compliance Problems

The risk of being […] Read more

The Challenge Facing Compliance Officers in the Financial Services Sector

The Challenge Facing Compliance Officers in the Financial Services Sector

Compliance is a major challenge for firms operating in highly regulated industries that rely on external networks of agents or affiliates to sell and/or promote their products. In wealth management, insurance, and lending industries, regulations stipulate that any “content” that is publicly accessible is considered to be advertising and as such, subject to strict compliance oversight. For example, US-based Financial Advisors are subject to a rule called FINRA 2210(b) which stipulates that: 

Retail communication consists of any written (including electronic) communication that is distributed or made available to more than 25 retail investors within any 30 calendar-day period. A retail investor […] Read more

Online Ticketing: Receive Alerts the Moment Event Tickets Go on Sale

Online Ticketing: Receive Alerts the Moment Event Tickets Go on Sale

Being among the first to be notified when tickets go on sale online for events with high demand is paramount if you hope to secure tickets. Given the lucrative Secondary Market that’s emerged for event tickets (especially for concerts and sporting events), it’s become increasing difficult to acquire tickets for these popular events.

Whether you work for an online ticketing agency taking advantage of market inefficiencies, a company needing to secure tickets for a popular industry conference, or you’re just a diehard hoping to see your favorite artist, a sophisticated website monitoring platform can ensure you don’t miss the opportunity procure […] Read more

Monitor Websites for Code Changes & Security Threats

Monitor Websites for Code Changes & Security Threats

The longer the period of unawareness and inaction following a successful website attack or intrusion, the more damage the attacker can do to your business and reputation. Use ChangeTower to receive near-realtime alerts when changes suggesting a possible website attack are detected. 

Monitor For Visual Changes

Many forms of website attacks will manifest themselves as changes visually apparent to the end user. There are several types of website security issues that ChangeTower can help detect based on visual changes made to a webpage.

Website Defacement Attack

In the case of a website defacement attack, for example, hackers may use your website to serve your […] Read more

Page Watcher & Keyword Monitoring

Page Watcher & Keyword Monitoring

Page Watcher Tool

The internet becomes a dramatically different place with each passing second as hundreds  of millions of web page updates are made, and a page watcher platform can help filter out the noise by monitoring only the web pages that matter to you. and send you email notifications.

With a web page watcher, you can track content changes across your favorite websites, and receive email notifications when the watcher detects the changes that you care most about.

Watch your preferred social networks

Get an alert when your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest friends or favorite companies make updates that include a keyword […] Read more

Legal & Corporate Compliance Website Monitoring

Legal & Corporate Compliance Website Monitoring

If your company is like most, your public-facing website is the most public and frequently accessed extension of your company and its corporate identity. As such, it’s critical ensure that key pages on your website are in compliance with corporate policies, governmental regulations and industry best practices.

Website monitoring tools like ChangeTower can help you automatically check for key compliance requirements and concerns.

Watch for risk words

Many industries have words that should never be used, or used sparingly. Receive alerts if these ‘risk words’ are published to key pages on your corporate website.

Make sure legalese is properly in place

Whether a copyright notice, […] Read more

PR Monitoring

PR Monitoring

Corporate news and press release cycles are unpredictable. Albeit challenging, companies need to be on top of many critical news and press releases that impact their organization and/or industry. […] Read more

Competitive Website Monitoring

Competitive Website Monitoring

In today’s digital world, change happens quickly — often overnight. It’s critical to stay ahead of the curve and be in-the-know about what your competitors are up to. Competitor’s websites can be quite telling, and companies are often eager to publish news of what’s to come — be that a new product, feature, event or market entry.

Regularly visiting and scrolling through your competitor’s homepage, press releases, news and blog posts requires time and hassle. Website monitoring tools can eliminate that headache, and let you keep  tabs on the competition through one central interface.

ChangeTower allows you to monitor competitive websites for the […] Read more