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Confidently Confront Cyber Extortion

A Crisis is a Terrible Time to Plan for a Crisis.

The likelihood of getting breached has undoubtedly increased.  The overall attitude towards cyber has evolved from prevention to inevitability.  

Are you prepared? Do you have the forces to respond?

Being ready means investing time, energy, and expertise in mapping out ALL parts of your response strategy.

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Written Incident Response Plan
Digital Forensics Capabilities
Actionable Threat Intelligence
Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan
Continuous Security Monitoring
Regular Tabletop Exercises
Retained Data Privacy Counsel
Battle-tested Negotiation Team at the Ready
Compliant Cryptocurrency Payment Partner

Secure And Fast Engagement & Response

Real Ransomware Preparedness

First contact with the enemy is the difference between success and failure. Your incident response plan isn’t complete if you don’t know who you’ll call in the case of a ransomware attack.

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What is the product?

Our product is a preparedness package to help companies fill in the gaps of their current incident response plan for dealing with cyber extortion and ransomware.  Designed to bolt on to any existing incident response plan, The DAR Team will help monitor, engage, and pay threat actors to make sure you have Real Ransomware Preparedness. It provides deep expertise on banking and legal hurdles, excellent customer service, and high-touch and clear communications.

Our Plan Features

Basic Essentials Comprehensive Platinum
IR Plan Integration
24/7 Extortion Response Team
Cryptocurrency Wallet Creation
DRK_CACHE Consumer
DRK_CACHE Producer

Plan for the best. Let DAR handle the worst.


Mandates from the SEC are here. CIRCIA and other requirements are on the way.  International sanctions are targeting cybercrime groups.  Stay on the right side of the law.


A battle-proven team ready to help you confront the toughest, most urgent extortion situations. Get down to brass tacks with The DAR Team's experience in helping over 1000 customers and thousands more investigations. 

Clear Communications

Leverage our ELI platform for clean handoffs between crisis response teams. Get off your breached network. Activate expert Law Enforcement assistance outside your locality.


Having cyber insurance is one thing. Using it wisely is another. The DAR Team can help you confront the real-world risks you face from bandits on the information highway and put your scarce resources to best use. 

Complete the Puzzle

True preparedness: A proactive plan in place. Informed intel to navigate threats. Hotline into a team of seasoned negotiators. Cryptocurrency wallets beyond the reach of thieves, ready if you need it. 


With DRK_CACHE Monitor, you receive unparalleled, HUMINT-procured, actionable threat intelligence, specifically tailored to your organization’s needs to help prevent incidents before they start.  Reduce alert fatigue. Focus on today’s risks, today, and tomorrow’s risks, tomorrow.

Give your clients The DAR Team’s full arsenal against cyber extortion.


Offer an experienced negotiation and payment hotline to your clients. The DAR Team gives you a battle-proven team ready to navigate the toughest, most urgent extortion situations; ransomware, data theft, insider threats. 


Don’t let “white glove” stop when the going gets tough. Engaging with threat actors is a complicated profession; The DAR Team can keep your customers clear through thorny regulatory terrain.

Clear Communications

The DAR Team integrates seamlessly with your existing response teams, ready to take a handoff at a moment’s notice. You call the plays. We listen to your clients’ needs and advocate for their best interest.  


Plan for the best. Let The DAR Team prepare for the worst. Cyber extortion isn’t going away; show your customers that you’ve got their backs even if an attack succeeds. 

Complete the Puzzle

An incident response plan MUST include an agreed-upon negotiation posture, proper financial setup including a cryptocurrency wallet, and a rapid response negotiating and payment team. 


Help your customers stay vigilant as threats evolve – regardless of industry or tech stack – with DRK_CACHE Monitor.  Deliver actionable threat intelligence that makes your customers love you.  

Save the day on your clients’ worst day.

Sanctions Expertise

Paying a ransom is a tricky task.  Our sanction screening, powered by AFTRDRK’s industry-leading attribution process, dark web intelligence, and operatives behind enemy lines, gives confidence in the decision to move forward with a payment.

Efficacy and Speed

We operate with urgency, whether engaging with Threat Actors or offering same-day settlements, helping to minimize the cost and impact of business interruption to you and your clients and insureds.

White glove service

We understand all too well how stressful a ransomware attack is. We pride ourselves on our bedside manner and high-touch style to help guide your insureds through this difficult time (and make you look good in the process).


Our capabilities go beyond traditional solutions, allowing us to finish the job where others don't dare.  Leverage The DAR Team’s experience from thousands of engagements to get better outcomes for your clients.


The DAR Team’s information-sharing network spans the globe.  Our diverse response team relationships and law enforcement connections can help navigate the trickiest situations.


From onboarding to integration to transfer of knowledge, The DAR Team seamlessly collaborates with your incident response and/or negotiation solution to guide your insured across the finish line.

Trusted by

Arctic Wolf
Swiss Re
K&L Gates
DLA Piper
Clyde & Co
Surefire Cyber
Norton Rose Fulbright
Munich Re
McDonald Hopkins
Tokio Marine America
Wilson Elser
Arch Insurance

Get in Touch

Talk to an Expert

Get in touch with us today to secure your peace of mind and protect against cyber attacks.


The rest of our arsenal in the war against Hackers

Ransomware Response

Take the guesswork out of handling a cyber extortion. We act quickly to help get you or your customers up and running as soon as possible with intelligence-driven threat actor engagement, ransom payment, and advisory services.

Threat Intelligence

We have operatives behind enemy lines using human intelligence to ensure we learn as much as possible about emerging threats and threat actors.  Intelligence captured by humans, augmented by AI, and curated for you.

You’ve been breached!

Are you currently a victim from a threat actor? Get in touch with us ASAP.