Our Company

Our aim is ambitious: to organize and analyze threat data in an entirely new and different way for better, faster security.

Our Company

What drives us

We believe that intelligence is the key to unlocking the potential of security programs – and protecting our organizations and communities.

We believe that security solutions should do just that: be solutions – helping to solve big problems and reduce risk.

We know that the right intelligence, in the hands of the right people, at the right time, stops attackers in their tracks.


What we’re after

What it means to be a ‘threat’ is changing – countries, independent attackers, third parties – and everyone is a potential target.

And while the list of threats is growing, digital transformation is vastly expanding the attack surface for every organization. Our goal is to add meaningful context to every threat and every security function.


What we do

With more than 1 billion intelligence cards at your fingertips, we give security teams the information they need to exponentially amplify the power of their security programs. Whether you’re in a SOC, managing a vulnerability management team, or responding to incidents, we provide critical data that amplifies and accelerates your work.


Our History

  • First Patent Filed

    First Patent Filed

    The first patent behind Recorded Future filed by Christopher Ahlberg, lays the foundation for comprehensive, real-time threat intelligence powered by machine learning

  • Working in the “Garage”

    Working in the “Garage”

    The original team builds a prototype of Recorded Future in the virtual garage

  • First Investment

    First Investment

    Google Venture and In-Q-Tel invest in Recorded Future to build an analytic web intelligence engine

  • The Unveiling

    The Unveiling

    WIRED introduces Recorded Future to the world

  • Second Investment

    Second Investment

    Recorded Future receives investment from Atlas Venture

  • Market Entrance

    Market Entrance

    Recorded Future enters cyber threat intelligence market and quickly wins marquee clients that remain to this day

  • Third Investment

    Third Investment

    Recorded Future receives investment from Balderton

  • Dark Web Sourcing

    Dark Web Sourcing

    Launches Recorded Future Dark Web, integrating open and dark web sourcing for first time

  • Fourth Investment

    Fourth Investment

    Recorded Future receives investment from REV

  • Premier Integrations

    Premier Integrations

    Palo Alto Networks, Splunk, Vencore GEOINT, and others pick Recorded Future as their partner for threat intelligence

  • Full Spectrum Sourcing

    Company combines technical, open, and dark web sources of threat intelligence for the first time

  • Podcast Launch

    Podcast Launch

    Analysts around the world tune in as the company launches its own podcast

  • Insikt Group

    Insikt Group

    The company announces its new threat research arm, Insikt Group, and announces Malware Hunter in partnership with Shodan to discover RAT controller software

  • Fifth Investment

    Fifth Investment

    Recorded Future receives investment from Insight Partners

  • Fusion


    Launches Recorded Future Fusion, the industry’s first integrated TIP with leading threat intelligence

  • Connect


    Recorded Future introduces Connect, a technology alliance for intelligence-driven security with partners across security disciplines

  • Best in Brand

    Best in Brand

    Recorded Future named “Best Threat Intelligence Solution” by SC Media U.K.

  • DRP Leaders

    DRP Leaders

    Recorded Future announces that it was named a Leader in The Forrester New Wave™: Digital Risk Protection, Q3 2018

  • Additional Accolades

    Additional Accolades

    Recorded Future Earns top spot from SC Media in threat intelligence group product review

  • The Handbook

    The Handbook

    Publishes “The Threat Intelligence Handbook,” making threat intelligence accessible to all security professionals

  • Most Innovative

    Recorded Future named “Most Innovative Threat Intelligence” by Cyber Defense Magazine

  • Tech Innovator

    Tech Innovator

    Recorded Future honored with 2018 CRN Tech Innovator aAward

  • Third-Party Risk

    Launches Recorded Future Third-Party Risk module to help customers better assess their supply chain risk

  • Express


    Launches Recorded Future Express to make threat intelligence even more widely available

  • Intelligence Goals

    Intelligence Goals

    Security alignment gets easier with the release of Recorded Future Intelligence Goals Library

Recent Posts

Threat Intelligence Education

Equipping the Education Sector With Threat Intelligence to Defend Against Cyberattacks

Podcast Episode 129

Cybersecurity Is National Security

Third Party Risk Dark Web Coverage

The Value of Dark Web Coverage for Third-Party Risk Management

Recent Research

State Local Government Ransomware Attacks Update

Update: New Findings in Ransomware Attacks on State and Local Government

Healthcare Ransomware Attacks

Early Analysis of Ransomware Attacks on the Healthcare Industry

Disinformation Service Campaigns

The Price of Influence: Disinformation in the Private Sector

Upcoming Events


Stockholm, Sweden | October 21-24, 2019

Splunk .conf

Las Vegas, NV | October 21 - 24, 2019

Triangle InfoSeCon

Raleigh, NC | October 25, 2019

Jobs at Recorded Future

Our team includes software engineers, data scientists, designers, linguists, and technical business people with deep expertise in information security, intelligence, analysis, and visualization.

We’re hiring, why not join us?

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