Monitoring deep, dark and surface web to detect exposure of your sensitive data, secret projects and initiatives, privileged users, critical systems, IT infrastructure, and more.
Monitoring and alerting of third party data breaches impacting your employees’ emails, usernames, and personally identifiable information.
Assess the risk footprint and security posture of key business relationships to get a handle on external risk introduced through your extended attack surface.

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Digital risk monitoring of key personnel with telemetry and risk metrics. VIPRecon provides broad coverage of social media, deep and dark web, as well as physical threat assessments.
Gain visibility of your digital footprint by reaching into the most active areas of the cyber underground.
Fully managed and tailored Threat Intelligence services that becomes an extension of your current security processes and provides real-time visibility on new threats.
Providing research and investigations into known threats, to save security teams time and stress during a cyber emergency.

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Monitoring for threats to elections, VIPs, and more on social media to proactively prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Actively researching and monitoring threats from vendors or third-party companies that can affect organizational security.
Focusing on the threats and risks that matter to your security processes and providing intelligence and insights to prevent or mitigate digital risk.
Taking the next step in security services, by proactively taking down phishing sites or anonymously interacting with threat actors to provide better intelligence.
Active monitoring of your brand's digital assets to protect its reputation and stop further brand abuse from targeting unsuspecting victims.

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Combining your cyber and fraud programs to effectively fight threats actors continually scamming or threatening assets within an organization.
Executives are prime targets for fraudulent activities, but with a proactive approach, any attacks or threats can be neutralized before causing any damage.
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Video: Kurtis Minder - TechStrong TV

By External Author on Jun 23, 2020 12:00:00 PM

Kurtis Minder, GroupSense CEO, talks with Charlene O'Hanlon about the black market and Dark Web activities as they pertain to COVID-19.

Topics: News Video

Exposing the dark web coronavirus scammers

By External Author on Jun 15, 2020 1:09:28 PM

Dan Patterson: Kurtis Minder works for GroupSense, and they have been tracking some of the most outrageous coronavirus scams. Kurtis, what are you seeing right now that people need to pay attention to?

Topics: News

Fireside chat with Kurtis Minder, Co-Founder and CEO of GroupSense

By External Author on Jun 10, 2020 5:00:00 PM

David Raviv will be hosting Kurtis Minder for a virtual fireside chat to talk operational security and other cyber security topics. Hear what he has to say at the meetup tomorrow at 5:00 pm EST by signing up!

Topics: News

Preventative Medicine: Pharmaceutical Company Uses Targeted Intel to Stop IP Theft

By External Author on May 18, 2020 10:43:48 PM

With the average cost to bring a new drug to market surging upwards of $2.5 billion, our client
wanted to get in front of any mentions of trial drugs before they are officially available. This is
the story of how GroupSense partners with a global pharmaceutical company to fight back against IP fraud.

GroupSense identified a syndicate claiming to have access to name-brand medications. Whether the activities are the result physical theft of medication, or manufacturing of counterfeit drugs, there could be negative impact for the client.

Armed with this intel, our customer can quickly take action to prevent further activities from this
group. Understanding how a threat actor operates empowers the client to modify their own processes in the future to prevent recurrences.

Topics: Case Study

Manufacturing a Stronger Supply Chain: When People are the Weak Link

By External Author on May 18, 2020 10:37:35 PM

Humans were the weak link in this tech giant’s supply chain. Motivated by easy access to dark web marketplaces, assembly line workers had no qualms about using their access to  intellectual property for personal gain.

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M&A Process Changes: Assess Digital Risk Before You Make That First Call

By External Author on Apr 30, 2020 2:35:00 PM

Information and cybersecurity audits are a fundamental part of the M&A due diligence process. Given the impact of a breach on potential valuation, market acceptance, public relations and brand value, the security posture of a business being considered for an acquisition is a key element in understanding the liability, risk and value of the business.

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5 ways COVID-19 is reshaping the cybercrime economy

By External Author on Apr 30, 2020 1:54:00 PM

As the COVID-19 pandemic pushes the above-ground economy to the brink of a major recession, the cybercrime economy appears to still be hard-charging ahead. And yet, the virus has rapidly reshaped the way business is being done on the dark web, as buyers and sellers jump on the opportunity to capitalize on global fears, as well as dramatic shifts in supply and demand.

Topics: News

Credit unions know Zoom isn’t secure. They’re using it anyway.

By External Author on Apr 28, 2020 5:45:00 PM

Videoconferencing tools may help bridge the communication gap credit unions are currently facing during the coronavirus, but at what cost?

Business continuity has been strained as credit union employees work remotely. To help with that, many management teams have turned to videoconferencing to keep their institutions running and employees informed.

However, the last few weeks have unveiled a host of cybersecurity concerns with the popular video messaging platform Zoom. There have been problems with end-to-end encryption, and hackers have been able to access the webcams of users. As a result, thousands of personal photos and email addresses of users have been exposed. And that's just the tip of the iceberg for Zoom's cyber vulnerabilities.

Despite this, credit unions are still using the software.

Topics: News

CNN Discusses Prescription Black Market

By External Author on Apr 23, 2020 5:46:00 PM

There are currently sellers on the dark web, offering what they claim is hydroxychloroquine, according to GroupSense, a cyber intelligence firm based in Virginia. Some of the posts are obvious scams, but others are from sellers with strong reviews who are considered reliable.
Topics: News

Podcast: Hacking Humans with Guest Kurtis Minder

By External Author on Apr 23, 2020 1:51:00 PM

Dave warns of fake QR code websites stealing Bitcoin, Joe has the return of classic cons, the Catch of the Day forgets one crucial element, and later in the show, our interview with Kurtis Minder. He’s with a company called GroupSense and they’ve been commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Dark Web.

Topics: News