|Domains||Domains are discovered by observing global DNS activity. Based on authoritative nameservers, we identify all domains owned by an organization, and track changes in domains over time. In addition, we use domain registration information to identify which domains an organization maintains.|
|IP Addresses||A broad range of devices provide wireless network connection details when engaged with a variety of internet services. Information about the IP addresses that are used to connect to these services is gathered. This data does not include information about the users of any devices.|
The business relationships (parent-subsidiary relationships) that evolve through acquisitions and divestitures are identified through news articles (Bloomberg Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, etc.), press releases, media articles, Securities and Exchange Commission reports, and the company’s website.
Identifying the business hierarchy of a company is not always straightforward:
Refer to our Network Mapping Process to learn how assets are attributed to an organization.