Estonian OSINT startup SpiderFoot is acquired by Intel 471

Tallinn-based open-source intelligence automation startup SpiderFoot gets acquired by Intel 471, an American cyber intelligence company. Following the deal, Intel 471 will invest in enhancing SpiderFoot’s existing tools and plans to integrate the new capabilites into its TITAN platform. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

  • Founded in 2005, SpiderFoot is an OSINT automation platform for threat intelligence operations and digital investigations. The technology has been developed for over a decade, enabling threat intelligence and security teams to identify vulnerabilities and threats posed to their organizations.

“Organizations of all sizes are facing unparalleled cybersecurity challenges as the complexity and severity of attacks intensifies. At Intel 471, our mission is to protect the world’s organizations from today’s most prevalent cyber risks and threats. Our acquisition of SpiderFoot reinforces our commitment to our mission,”

 Mark Arena, CEO of Intel 471, comments.
  • Intel 471 is the leading provider of cyber threat intelligence across the globe since 2014. Its main product TITAN platform collects, interprets, structures, and validates human-led, automation-enhanced results. The company serves as an advisor to security teams, offering ongoing trend analysis and supporting your use of the platform.
  • The acquisition of SpiderFoot’s complementary threat intelligence solutions expands Intel 471’s leading cyber threat intelligence portfolio. Apart from enhancing the platform’s capabilities, SpiderFoot Founder, Steve Micallef, joins Intel 471 as Vice President of Attack Surface Technology.