Digital Shadows

Digital Shadows is a cyber threat intelligence company that provides protection from data loss and targeted cyber attack for organizations. 

Digital Shadows provides insight into an organization's external digital risks and the threat actors targeting them. Digital Shadows SearchLight's service combines scalable data analytics with human analysts to monitor for cyber threats, data leakage, and reputation risks. 

Digital Shadows was founded May 17, 2011 by Alastair Paterson & James Chappell. The company is jointly headquartered in San Francisco, California and London, UK with their U.S. Intelligence Operations Hub in Dallas, Texas.

Digital Shadows continually monitors the Internet across the visible, deep and dark web, as well as other online sources to create an up-to-the minute view of an organization and provide it with tailored threat intelligence. 

Digital Shadows also provides VIP Protect, which focuses on monitoring services, such as identifying personal threats, revealing false identities, and preventing the exposure of sensitive personal information that could lead to coercion, crime, or physical harm; and certified register of ethical security testers/STAR threat intelligence solutions.


Digital Shadows is backed by Octopus Ventures, Trinity Ventures, Storm Ventures, & TenEleven Ventures among others. 



  • Year founded: 2011
  • Funding Info: $48m in 5 Funding Rounds (Last Funding Type: Series C)
  • Yearly Revenue: $20M-$50M (2018)
  • Employee Size: 51-200
  • Business Valuation: NA
  • City/Town: San Francisco
  • State: California
  • Country: United States
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