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Rikei Signed a Distributor Agreement with Flashpoint to Sell Intelligence Solution   Monitoring Dark Web Threats and Avoiding Cyberattack Risks

Rikei Corporation (Head Office: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo; President & CEO: Satoru Isaka; hereinafter “Rikei”), is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distributor agreement with Flashpoint (Head Office: New York, USA; CEO: Josh Lefkowitz) and started selling solutions that can take measures against cyberattacks.

Product Overview

Flashpoint’s Intelligence 1 Platform provides service that supports the reduction of business risks and security measures by prompt provision to companies with information collected and analyzed through comprehensive monitoring of threatening activities on the Internet, such as financial crimes, information leakage by cyberattacks, and user account hijacking. It provides information collected and analyzed by analysts, including bulletin boards, chats and trade information on the deep web 2 and dark web 3 that are generally inaccessible.

1 Intelligence: Collected data that has been analyzed and evaluated after organization and processing.

2 Deep web: Web pages are not indexed by search engines, such as web forums, webmail, and paid content that requires registration.

3 Dark web: A network that can be accessed anonymously without being tracked. It can be home to extensive criminal activity such as cyberattacks, trading of leaked personal information, and illegal transactions.


Supporting a wide range of languages

With support for more than 20 languages, including English, Chinese, Russian and Arabic, it is possible to collect information from all over the world.

Advanced Analysis

Analysts with expertise in specific industries and areas such as finance, manufacturing, as well as terrorism, monitor the dark web on a daily basis, which allows for more advanced analysis in multiple directions.

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Partnership with Flashpoint

Founded in 2010, Flashpoint has been providing trusted information to financial institutions, governments around the world, technology, healthcare, telecommunications and retail companies since its inception. In addition, it has helped teams of cyber threat intelligence 4 , fraud, corporate security, and internal threat specialists mitigate and manage the most important security risks.

As a partner, Rikei will provide Flashpoint’s Intelligence Platform, monitoring of inappropriate authentication, and professional services with Flashpoint’s leading experts and former practitioners and to strengthen Flashpoint’s mission to provide reliable information to more companies.

4 Cyber Threat intelligence: Something that derived useful knowledge and transformed into usable data by organizing and analyzing information about attacker’s intentions, capabilities, and equipment. By using the data, it enables the defense and detection of advanced cyberattacks that have been overlooked by conventional security measures.


Intelligence platform

The Intelligence platform includes intelligence reports that prevent external threats from attacks and detect suspicious behavior, as well as a function that collects and securely views bulletin board and transactional information on the deep web and dark web. It can be used in a variety of environments, including electronic markets, chat services, blogs, technical data, and card shops. In addition, it can detect insider threats.

Monitoring of fraudulent authentication

It can monitor the email addresses of appropriate customers to take measures against post-infringement that prevent the leakage of information about the credentials of people who have authority to access the confidential information, as well as user account hijacking.

Professional services

With its expertise, Flashpoint provides services that respond to problems facing organizations, such as anti-ransomware service, and building a detection program for insider threats.

Future development

Rikei will expand the sales of Flashpoint’s Intelligence solution to financial institutions, public institutions, and major corporations that require advance detection of cyberattacks and confirmation of customer information leakage.

About Flashpoint

Flashpoint is the globally trusted leader in risk intelligence for organizations that demand the fastest, most comprehensive coverage of threatening activity on the internet. From enhancing cyber and physical security to fraud and insider threat detection, Flashpoint partners with customers to identify threats and mitigate most critical security risks quickly.

Flashpoint is funded by Georgian Partners, Greycroft Partners, TechOperators, K2 Intelligence, Jump Capital, Leaders Fund, Bloomberg Beta and Cisco Investments.

Address: New York, USA
Listing classification: Privately held company
Director of Asia Pacific and Japan: Paul Farley
Business: Providing solutions that enable proactive prevention by monitoring business risks, such as financial crimes and information leakage with the provision of a variety of information and analysis based on trading information on bulletin boards and chats that exist on the deep web and dark web.

About Rikei

Rikei offers a wide variety of solutions centered on the world’s cutting edge technologies and advanced products in the fields of system solutions, such as entrance exam and educational affairs systems and IT infrastructure, business strategy, and information security solutions. It also provides network solutions, such as satellite communication data transfer systems, digital video transfer systems, network systems for telecommunication operators and other private companies, wireless access systems, and disaster management information systems. In addition to solutions, Rikei provides electronic components and devices, such as high frequency components, high performance adhesives for industrial use, testers for automotive audio and navigation equipment, power grid analysis systems, defense-related machinery and security systems.

Headquarters Address: Shinjuku Nomura Building, 1-26-2 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0535, Japan
Capital: 3,427 million (as of the end of March, 2020)
President & CEO: Satoru Isaka
Field of Business: Sales of the following;
  • System Solutions
  • Network Solutions
  • Electronic Components & Instruments
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