A cloud platform designed to monitor social media objects (accounts, people, keywords, hashtags, etc.) and detect information security threats that impact an organization. The data collection and machine-learning analysis engines enable users to harness and analyze unstructured social media and social web data for unique threats. Security Analysis Engine analyzes organization-specific data for both technical (phishing and malware) and behavioral (social engineering and impersonations) indicators. Social profile and content takedown capability increases security response effectiveness by an average of 83 percent.