Dark
Web
Hunting

Get early detection of adversarial activity against
your organization so you can pre-empt and
mitigate cyberattacks.

Protect your brand.

Detecting, identifying and preventing cyberattacks is an ongoing challenge for organizations of every size. And keeping abreast of the latest threats and identifying the risk factors most relevant to your business is a full-time job.

Our Dark Web Hunting service constantly searches the surface, deep, and dark web to identify and detect nefarious activity potentially targeting your organization. We then transform these adversarial threat patterns and activities into tailored analytical data explicitly focused on your business priorities. Our hunters identify state and non-state sponsored cyber threat actors/patterns, insider threat indicators and methodologies, as well as espionage tactics that span industries, ecosystems, and global landscapes. We then provide you with predictive analysis that helps you proactively protect your business against cyber threats and attacks.

What is Dark Web Hunting?

This dark web monitoring service provides proactive, actionable, investigative intelligence research, analysis, and alerting that helps enhance situational awareness. When integrated into your cybersecurity operational posture, Dark Web Hunting helps provide you with a near real-time view into nefarious activities directed against your organization.

How does Dark Web Hunting work?

Our hunters search for threat actor chatter in social media, surface, and deep and dark web forums. They proactively scan for, investigate, and analyze terrorist, hacktivist, and criminal activity conducted against you or your industry from outside your network. These alerts help mitigate your risk before, during, and after attacks. 

Our first team of dark web hunters.

Verizon Threat Intelligence Platform Service integrates multiple intelligence sources and expert tradecraft by our dark web hunters into actionable insights that help you be proactive against attacks. 

Enhanced Threat Intelligence

Features & benefits

Investments into dark web hunting enable leaders to better evaluate and proactively address cyber threats, while also supporting real-time threat discovery capabilities. This helps improve resource allocation by providing an early warning on planned attacks, identifying attacks in motion, and detecting previously unknown attacks. 

  • Forward Observer.  Providing insight on threat actor chatter directed at you.
  • Actionable.  Intelligence analysts link, associate, and correlate industry-specific threat activity.
  • Scalable.  Plug-and-play service scales to your need for critical real-time intelligence.
  • No Risk.  We hunt remotely and on your behalf so you don’t expose your presence.

61B+

security events and 500M+ incidents (on average) monitored each year

25+

years of industry experience

6

digital forensics labs located around the world

12

consecutive years publishing industry-leading Data Breach Investigations Report

Verizon Security Experts
A Leader in The IDC MarketScape™ 2018
Verizon: A Gartner Leader

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1IDC MarketScape™: U.S. Incident Readiness, Response, and Resiliency Services 2018 Vendor Assessment — Beyond the Big 5 Consultancies. Christina Richmond & Pete Lindstrom. Published:  September 2018. This IDC research document was published as part of an IDC continuous intelligence service, providing written research, analyst interactions, telebriefings, and conferences. IDC and IDC MarketScape are trademarks of International Data Group, Inc. Copyright 2018 IDC. Reproduction is forbidden unless authorized. All rights reserved. Document # US44257117

2Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Managed Security Services, Worldwide, Toby Bussa, Kelly M. Kavanagh, Sid Deshpande, Pete Shoard, February 2018

3Gartner, Magic Quadrant for Network Services, Global. Published: 25 February 2019 Analyst(s): Neil Rickard | Bjarne Munch | Danellie Young

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