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.
Our Ransomware Response Readiness Assessment, Playbook and Table Top Exercise gives your organization the best chance to survive and recover.
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.
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GroupSense offers a comprehensive package of services for assessing and responding to ransomware attacks, including negotiations with threat actors.
Actively researching and monitoring threats from vendors or third-party companies that can affect organizational security.
Monitoring for threats to elections, VIPs, and more on social media to proactively prevent or mitigate digital risk.
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 threat 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.
Governments, political parties and candidates must all act now to activate cyber threat intelligence services to harden their information security and get ahead of inevitable cyber threats to the election process.
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Mitigating ICS and SCADA Vulnerabilities

By Editorial Team on Nov 30, 2022 9:10:12 AM

Our nation’s critical infrastructure is vital to our day-to-day lives. Encompassing 16 sectors, critical infrastructure spans transportation, manufacturing, utilities, and more. When we think of threats to infrastructure, natural disasters immediately come to mind, but cybersecurity incidents have the same potential for destruction, including interrupting manufacturing, supply chain availability, and other vital functions. Manufacturing currently contributes $2.7 trillion to the US economy, contributing heavily to GDP (gross domestic product), job growth, and more. Manufacturers are one of the main user groups of ICS (industrial control systems) and SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) technologies.

Topics: Blog

Cyber Experts Buckle Up for the Holidays

By Editorial Team on Nov 22, 2022 10:23:12 AM

The GroupSense team is preparing for the inevitable increase in attacks during the holiday season along with the threat actors perpetrating the attacks. This year, CEO Kurtis Minder spoke with Politico's John Sakellariadis about threat actors playing the Grinch in the Politico cybersecurity newsletter.

Topics: News Blog

Election Security in the Midterms

By Editorial Team on Nov 15, 2022 9:34:21 AM

During the midterm elections, national news was seemingly quiet about election interference from foreign powers, but that doesn’t mean there were no incidents. Election interference, especially the cyber variety, doesn’t always come on the day of the election. Whether counties or localities suffered DDoS attacks, wi-fi outages, or other cybersecurity attacks, it can all be chalked up to election interference. Here are a few of the incidents that GroupSense analysts were tracking during last Tuesday's election monitoring.

Topics: Blog Elections

Hacking Humans Podcast with Kurtis Minder

By Editorial Team on Nov 10, 2022 2:07:41 PM

GroupSense CEO and chief ransomware negotiator Kurtis Minder was featured on the Hacking Humans podcast. During the episode, Kurtis speaks with host Dan Bittner about how legislation leaves small businesses out of the discussion of ransomware response. 

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Hitting the Moving Target

By Editorial Team on Nov 2, 2022 9:12:25 AM

On October 31, CEO Kurtis Minder was honored to present on the panel, "Hitting the Moving Target: cyber, data privacy and artificial intelligence (AI) compliance and governance," at this year's International Bar Association Annual Conference in Miami, FL. 

Topics: Blog Events

Just. Stop. Clicking.

By Editorial Team on Oct 25, 2022 9:16:38 AM

October has been a busy month for GroupSense. During three speaking opportunities including the Trellix Cybersecurity Summit, NVTC’s Capital Cyber Summit, and the Wisconsin Governor’s Cybersecurity Summit, Kurtis Minder has one important takeaway for employees of your organization: Just. Stop. Clicking. Just stop! 

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Cybersecurity Tips from GroupSense Analysts

By Editorial Team on Oct 5, 2022 9:14:23 AM

This October, GroupSense is celebrating Cybersecurity Awareness Month (CSAM). As a CSAM champion, it’s our duty to pass on lessons learned and practical advice that will make you and your organization more secure. This year, Stay Safe Online, CISA, and CSAM champions are exploring four key behaviors: 

Topics: Blog

Calling in the Ransomware Negotiator

By Editorial Team on Sep 27, 2022 10:12:47 AM

This week, GroupSense CEO Kurtis Minder was featured on the Lock and Code podcast. During his episode, "Calling in the Ransomware Negotiator," Kurtis and host David Ruiz discuss the intricacies of ransomware negotiation. "In his experience, Minder has also learned that the current debate over whether companies should pay the ransom has too few options. For a lot of small and medium-sized businesses, the question isn't an ideological one, but an existential one: Pay the ransom or go out of business."

Topics: Blog Podcast

Detection and Response, Meet Digital Risk Protection

By Editorial Team on Sep 22, 2022 9:08:02 AM

If you work in the cybersecurity field, you’ve seen an explosion of EDR (endpoint detection and response) tools in the last few years. There are EDR, MDR (managed detection and response), and XDR, (extended detection and response) tools everywhere. That market expansion won’t be slowing down anytime soon— the global market size is expected to grow from $2.6 billion this year to $5.6 billion by 2027. 

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Local Elections Are Now More Hostile for Candidates

By Editorial Team on Sep 15, 2022 9:46:34 AM

Local elections are an essential part of our democratic process. Smaller offices typically have a much larger impact on constituents' day-to-day lives, but what happens when those candidates don't feel safe enough to run? Recently, Bloomberg City Lab wrote about the hostility directed at candidates in local elections rising over the last couple of years. GroupSense Director of Intelligence Operations, Bryce Webster-Jacobsen, was featured in the article, commenting on threats to candidates in cyber space.

Topics: News Blog