Threat actors are increasingly targeting companies as well as their subsidiaries and third-party vendors. In 2023, over 72% of businesses worldwide were affected by ransomware attacks with Gartner reporting an increase in risks related to third parties. This rise in cyber attacks, including when vendors or partners are the initial targets, makes it harder for cybersecurity teams to effectively manage today’s ever-changing cyber risk landscape.


Volume of data: As the cyber threat landscape continues to grow, so does the volume of data on such threats—including that which comes from deep and dark web sources. This makes it difficult for cyber threat intelligence teams to not only keep pace with large amounts of information, but to ensure they can extract the data most relevant to their organization.

Delayed analysis: Analyzing a high volume of alerts through labor-intensive, time-consuming human efforts can lead to missed data on pertinent threat actor activity, causing costly incidents that disrupt business operations and harm a company’s reputation.


Dataminr Pulse for Cyber Risk reduces organizational risk by highlighting external threats to your company, subsidiaries and third parties through the earliest available indicators of ransomware attacks, breaches, leaks, distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, defacement and malware activity. Powered by our AI platform, Pulse for Cyber Risk provides real-time alerting for relevant, expansive and reliable threat intelligence.

Dataminr Pulse for Cyber Risk in Action

Create specific watchlists within Dataminr to receive up-to-date alerts on:

  • Ransomware attacks
  • Data breaches and leaks
  • Threat actor chatter
  • Industry and third-party risks
  • Malware development and deployment
  • DDoS and website defacement
  • Hacktivist activity
  • Policy and regulatory developments

Operationalizing Dataminr Pulse for Cyber Risk

Enhance and expand coverage of threat actor activity beyond the four walls of your company with customized alert delivery options on third-party risk.

Cybersecurity teams can integrate Pulse for Cyber Risk into their organization’s own leading security information and event management solution, security orchestration, automation and response tool, and threat intelligence platform—or have Pulse for Cyber Risk real-time alerts delivered via a native desktop and mobile app to fit directly into existing workflows.

Through these integrations, threat intelligence teams can timely deploy Pulse for Cyber Risk at scale to enhance existing efforts including identifying, anticipating and aiding in the disruption of external cyber threat activity.

Gain an overall picture of the intent and capabilities of malicious cyber threats.

Threat hunters receive identified indicators of compromise associated with a threat actor or specific malware, along with tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs). Using Pulse for Cyber Risk, hunters can identify external trends, patterns, and emerging TTPs in order to take proactive measures against threats.

Inform dependable external state and industry analysis.

Dataminr Pulse for Cyber Risk provides the right information and extensive data needed to properly understand and acknowledge the sophistication of threat actors, TTPs and victimology, including trends in threat activity relevant to an organization and its industry.

Get the earliest warnings to create the most effective response plans.

It is imperative that cybersecurity teams be the first to know about security trends, vulnerabilities and breaches. Timely and relevant Pulse for Cyber Risk alerts allow teams to have a continued pulse on the changing external landscape to improve cyber strategies across their organization—helping CISOs demonstrate to organizational leaders the value of cyber strategies on business implications.

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Request a demo to see how Dataminr Pulse for Cyber Risk can provide your organization with the earliest indications of critical cyber events and actionable intelligence on external threats to mitigate risk.

March 6, 2024
  • Cybersecurity
  • Cyber Risk
  • Use Case

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