A global retailer’s peers were attacked with customized ransomware and the retailer’s subsidiaries were being targeted with customized phishing attempts. Out of concern that a subsidiary could be targeted by a similar ransomware attack, Nisos was contacted to assist.
A global consultancy experienced network outages resulting from a large-scale Distributed Denial of Service (DDOS) attack against their Domain Name Service (DNS) servers. Nisos was engaged to leverage access to external telemetry and analytic expertise in order to determine if the consultancy was specifically targeted by the DDOS attack and to perform potential attribution of the threat actors and attack sources.
A global data and infrastructure provider determined a very tightly controlled database was for sale on the dark web. The Client discovered this database was being sold on criminal forums and needed to attribute the seller and the source of the leak.
A global technology company was in the process of divesting a previous acquisition. Upon learning of the divestiture plan , the key executives at the acquisition company threatened to destroy corporate infrastructure if the company was not sold back to the original founders at a lower price.
A publicly traded technology company with thousands of global employees maintains a premier business unit application platform regularly abused by eCrime and cyber espionage actors.
A technology company with thousands of employees across the globe was under attack by a nation-state level adversary. They requested Nisos’ assistance to provide critical intelligence to detect indicators and respond to the attack.
A private equity company focusing on mid-size businesses acquired an e-commerce platform, and during the post-acquisition period learned of a breach affecting the company’s public-facing application server.
A multinational manufacturer (The Client) came to Nisos for help responding to an unusual incident. An unauthorized user opened a trouble ticket in the Client’s internal IT ticketing system. In the ticket, the actor demonstrated access to sensitive client resources and associated the ticket with a senior IT security executive.
Executing a successful merger or acquisition is a major undertaking. There are countless details to be managed by a multitude of stakeholders against fast-approaching deadlines. Strategic issues including financials, employment, tax, and technology must all be considered within the scope of regulatory and integration considerations to ensure the smooth unification of distinct entities.