Outside Intel

Intelligence and Legal Partnerships

Managed intelligence™ and investigations in support of legal counsel

Investigate Any Digital Threat Globally

Nisos enables counsel to differentiate themselves through engagement with world-class investigation and intelligence experts. Addressing clients’ and partners’ existing and emergent threats, we provide an unparalleled ability to investigate and draw internal context from data collected outside an organization’s perimeter.

Transform Your Practice

Legal counsel from all practice areas want to retain clients, attract new ones and differentiate their capabilities. Areas where Nisos can help counsel arrive at results that surpass the norm, of those achievable by in-house teams, include trade secret theft, intellectual property and brand reputation protection, regulatory compliance, key personnel and employee issues, insider threat, third party risk, and M&A due diligence.

Our Approach

Differentiated Investigations

Nisos extracts and enriches client-specific data from our vast proprietary multi-source collection capabilities. Our process gives us unrivaled visibility into adversaries, deeper insights into threats, and allows the attribution and unmasking of adversaries even if they aren’t known actors using previously connected tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTP).

Nisos Core Capabilities

Different Solutions Counsel Can Leverage

Adversary Research and Attribution

Discovering the methods, motives, and identity of threat actors so you can disrupt attacks.

Cyber Threat Intelligence and Forensics Investigations

External threat hunting for cyber threats against the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data, systems and networks with the ability to conduct forensics investigations before a breach occurs.

Trust and Safety

Investigations and intelligence into fraud, abuse, and disinformation threats on platforms and marketplaces that derail consumer confidence.

Executive Protection

Combats threats to executive leadership including the assessment of digital information that could be used to attack an executive, removal of PII, direct threat actor engagement, and attribution if necessary.

Brand Reputation and Disinformation

Monitoring and reaction to negative sentiment or disinformation against a brand’s products, assets, and employees.

Third-Party Risk and M&A

Investigations in support of diligence for third party risk teams and M&A deal teams including cyber maturity assessments, integration concerns, key man risk, and potential trade secret litigation.


An Expert Guide to Collaboration Between Counsel and Cyber Teams

This ebook shows why an outside counsel with special expertise is the ideal entity to spearhead an attack response. It reveals the importance of establishing a relationship early, because when an attack occurs, risks to the business multiply at an alarming rate. Anyone interested in improving their company’s cyber response posture will find value in this ebook.


Core Capabilities Across All Solutions

Transform your practice with world-class experts who can assist you in mitigating risk for your clients.

Open Source Intelligence Research

Global coverage of surface, deep, and dark web sources using bespoke data collection and tools. We maintain coverage on most open and closed source social media platforms and legally collect breach and PII data.

Technical Signature Analysis

Adversarial-minded investigation of raw technical data including off-network connection and context for on-network telemetry.


Threat Actor Engagement

Proprietary mis-attributable mature personas and infrastructure to engage in native language interaction on social media, open, and dark web forums to meet the threat actors where they transact.


Context for On-Network Telemetry

External threat hunting and forensics investigations can be conducted on a variety of security events and incidents up to the point they become a breach. This telemetry, when collected under appropriate privileges to preserve the evidence, can maximize results.

Adversary Research
Discovering the methods, motives and identity of threat actors to disrupt attacks 
Reputation Defense
Technical guidance for countering disinformation and slanderous attacks 
Trust & Safety
Intelligence to secure business operations and defend against fraud, abuse and e-crime 
TPRM Exposure
Adversary-centric intelligence to address supplier, M&A and investment risks 
Outside Intel
Research for defending outside the firewall that leverages tier 3 intelligence programs 
Executive Shield
Assessment of threats to key personnel with attribution and PII takedown  
Adversary Insights℠ Retainer
Annual retainers for client-driven inquiries and rapid-response research 
Intelligence Team as a Service
Collaborative engagement providing robust intelligence and tier 3 cyber analysts  
Event-Driven Intel Investigations
Multidimensional security fact-finding that delivers insights into adversary behavior 
On Demand Threat Research
Proactive and preventative investigations that reveal threat actor context and risk correlations 
Investment Zero Touch Diligence℠
Project-based discovery to assess risk for investments, IPO, Mergers and Acquisitions 
TPRM Zero Touch Diligence℠
Subscription assessment of external network hygiene, key personnel, and non-traditional business risks