[WHITE PAPER] Stay Ahead of the Curve: Add PEPs to KYC in AML

If you’re in the financial industry, you likely face the risk of fraud and money laundering every single day.

While federal regulations like Know Your Customer (KYC) are helping the financial industry chip away at that immense problem of fraud, most providers still face serious corruption. Discover how open source intelligence (OSINT) can help in our latest white paper.

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More Than Search: A Guide to Visualizing Data in Tableau with BrightPlanet’s Search Dashboard

A few weeks ago we announced the release our Global News Data Feed dashboard and a free 10 day trial. We’re excited to see how early users are using the data harvested in the dashboard.

In today’s post we take a look at how our search dashboard is more than just search. We give you a step-by-step guide to get you searching, analyzing, and visualizing global news data from over 10,000 sources in a matter of minutes.

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BrightPlanet Releases New Search Dashboard for Online Data Discovery

Late last year, we announced the release of our Global News Data Feed; a collection of over 10,000 global news sources harvested daily to give users access to diverse news datasets. The dataset has continued to grow and expand as we identify new sources and now totals over 13 million unique harvested Web pages with over one billion tagged entities.

Until now, users could take advantage of the Global News Data Feed only using BrightPlanet’s API; limiting non-technical users from utilizing the vast amount of data available. We’re excited to announce the release of BrightPlanet’s New Search Dashboard developed for all users. In addition to the announcement, we are giving new dashboard users a free 10 day trial to test out the dashboard.

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A Pioneer in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) and OSINT – Tyson Johnson

Tyson Johnson serves as BrightPlanet’s Head of Business Development. He is a pioneer in the risk management sector, beginning as an intelligence officer with a passion for global risk issues. Now recognized as a thought-leader in combining traditional risk management practices with the use of open source intelligence (OSINT), customers rely on Tyson as a resource in developing open source intelligence programs. Learn more about Tyson’s background and expertise in this post.

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Webinar Recap: ADD PEPs to KYC in AML

BrightPlanet’s Jamie Martin and Basis Technology’s James Andrews teamed up to present a webinar for banking professionals focusing on how you can use Deep Web technology to efficiently meet global banking regulations.

It all starts with the world’s largest publicly-available database: the Internet.

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Webinar Next Week: Add PEPs to Know Your Customer (KYC) in AML

Our webinar in partnership with Basis Technology, “Stay Ahead of the Curve: Add PEPS to Know Your Customer (KYC) in AML,” is coming up next week Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. CST. Get information about the presenters in this post.

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BrightPlanet and Content Analyst Company Partner to Enable Rapid Insight into OSINT

BrightPlanet is excited to announce that we have developed a partnership with Content Analyst Company, developer of market-leading machine learning text analytics software, combining BrightPlanet’s ability to harvest open source intelligence (OSINT) — content from the Web at Big Data scale — with Content Analyst’s Cerebrant™ SasS-based discovery support solution.

Cerebrant is designed to enable subject matter experts in industries with high-value content to gain rapid insight into the growing collections of unstructured internal and external content they must analyze. Cerebrant enables users in industries such as health information, energy and finance to quickly and effectively find the most relevant internal and external content and discover important, non-obvious relationships buried within massive collections of unstructured information.

Discover more about the analytic discovery capabilities in this post.

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Webinar: “Stay Ahead of the Curve: Add PEPs to Know Your Customer in AML”

Governments around the world are increasing the customer due diligence requirements of  “Know Your Customer” (KYC), beginning with the 4th EU Money Laundering Directive. In addition to watch lists, firms must be ready to screen for “politically exposed persons” (PEPs)—public officials and close associates who are at “higher than usual risk” of corruption.

Banks need the ability to assess the risks of doing business with new or existing customers who may be, or become, a PEP. The data exists within countless news articles, blogs, and social media posts on the Internet. The solution is in open source intelligence (OSINT) through large-scale data harvesting and multilingual natural language processing (NLP).

To help further explain how NLP and OSINT can be used for KYC initiatives, we are excited to announce that we are having a joint webinar “Stay Ahead of the Curve: Add PEPs to Know Your Customer in AML” with our entity enrichment technology partner Basis Technology on Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. CST.

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BrightPlanet Recognized in Cool Vendors Report By Leading Analyst Firm For Vendor Management Solutions

Gartner, Inc., the  leading industry analyst and research firm, recently released a list of vendors in their Cool Vendors in Vendor Management, 20151 (you’ll need a Gartner login to be able to access the report) research report which “highlights vendors that can potentially arm vendor management leaders with much needed tools and services to support vendor risk management and improve performance visibility”.

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Swan Island TX360 Demo Dashboard Released in Partnership with BrightPlanet

In October 2014, BrightPlanet and Swan Island Networks partnered to bring the world’s first set of Intelligence Channels to market through a new security intelligence service called TX360®. Featuring various channels from BrightPlanet’s Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) data feeds, a demo for the TX360 platform was recently made available to key partners. BrightPlanet offers both standard and customizable data channels, which can be deployed without IT requirements, for Swan Island Networks’ customers.

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