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The World Leader in Attack Surface Management: RiskIQ


“Take charge of your digital presence and combat threats to your organization”

Today’s diverse cyber threats, from ransomware, phishing, and malware to rogue mobile apps, malvertising, and social impersonation, circumvent traditional security tools and place an enormous burden on information security organizations. RiskIQ addresses the questions: (1) how compliant and susceptible are my internet-facing assets and digital brand, (2) how do external exploits, attackers, and adversary infrastructure relate to internally discovered suspicious activity, security events, and incidents, (3) what and how are cyber threats attacking my business, (4) can I manage the risk and take down the threat, and (5) are entities abusing my brand and customers?

RiskIQ empowers CISOs to continuously visualize and defend their ever-changing attack surface. Proactively protect your company, brand, people, and data. With 75 percent of attacks originating outside the firewall, RiskIQ helps organizations protect businesses, customers, and brands across digital channels.

RiskIQ is the leader in digital threat management, providing the most comprehensive discovery, intelligence, and mitigation of threats associated with an organization’s digital presence. RiskIQ allows enterprises to gain unified insight and control over the web, social, and mobile exposures. Its platform combines advanced internet data reconnaissance and analytics to expedite investigations, understand attack surfaces, assess risk, and take action against digital threats. With RiskIQ Community Edition, all security analysts gain FREE access to its solutions within a collaborative online environment to enable organized cyber defense.

RiskIQ Value

Reduce operational, reputational risk:Find, inventory, and monitor your internet-exposed assets to increase the visibility of your digital attack surface and reduce business exposure.

Optimize resources:Increase productivity through automated intelligence, proactive analytics, and mitigation workflows, as well as realize toolset and data set consolidation.

Reduce time to detection and response:Decrease threat discovery, triage, and resolution time for suspicious activity, events, incidents, and brand abuse.

Increase defense efficacy: On-demand intelligence via integration with other defense, protection and compliance systems providing a timely, accurate and contextual rich awareness of external threats.

Fortify compliance:Proactively identify unsanctioned and malicious brand use, pinpoint managed, unmanaged, and rogue external infrastructure, as well as at-risk partners that can potentially expose your business.

RiskIQ Advantages

  • RiskIQ digital threat management platform, inclusive of intelligence and a SaaS-based application suite, covers web, social, and mobile digital channels.
  • One platform for security operations, hunter, defender, and brand protection teams to automate a diverse range of detection, triage, monitoring, and response tasks
  • Advanced data reconnaissance, including global proxy network and virtual user technology (unique crawlers that capture the user experience of web assets), that dynamically maintains the most comprehensive, correlated internet data sets available.
  • Correlation models and data science that continuously improves platform intelligence, generate derived data sets and broadens functionality.
  • Extensive threat mitigation capabilities: in-app mitigation to invoke third-party protocols to block threats, and mitigation workflows to coordinate adversary takedowns.
  • Rapid time-to-value: automated digital footprint generation, event enrichment, smart data pivoting, threat visibility, and teaming capabilities to reduce MTTD / MTTR and optimize resources.
  • Built-in integrations with existing security investments, such as Splunk, IBM QRadar, and RSA Archer, as well as dynamic threat feeds and API options for external system interoperability.
  • RiskIQ Community of over 40,000 security analysts sharing public research projects and enabling organized cyber defense.

The founding trio

Elias (Lou) Manousos, CEO and Founder: Elias is a recognized expert in Internet security and fraud prevention. He has been developing and delivering enterprise protection technologies for more than 15 years. As CEO of RiskIQ, he has spearheaded a new approach that helps Internet, financial services, healthcare, media, and consumer packaged goods companies protect their brands from online fraud. Elias is also co-chair of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) Anti-Malvertising Working Group and is responsible for, the first and only public database documenting malvertising incidents on a continuous basis. Prior to RiskIQ, Elias was VP of R&D at Securant Technologies (acquired by RSA), which pioneered identity and access management for web applications. At Securant, he was instrumental in creating now-commonplace technologies for single sign-on (SSO) security.

Chris Kiernan, Founder:Chris has been designing and building data-intensive, Internet-scale applications for more than 16 years. He is responsible for driving web and mobile security innovations at RiskIQ. Previously, Chris architected the ground-breaking Merchantize™ advertising platform at NewGate Internet (acquired by iCrossing in 2006). He also redesigned the data warehouse infrastructure for online designer fashion retailer (NASDAQ:BFLY) and was the lead architect at Bigstep, a web hosting and e-commerce content management provider.

David Pon, Founder: David has been developing service provider-scale web applications for more than 15 years. He is responsible for the development and delivery of new innovations at RiskIQ. Previously, David held key application development positions with some of the Internet’s leading employment, digital marketing and hosting platforms including Monster,, and Bigstep.

“Our proprietary intelligence-collection network monitors all digital channels – open, deep and dark web, mobile and social. Illuminate and eliminate risks in the wild before they impact your business.”