Earlier this year, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Internet, the Pew Research company released the most recent stats about the adoption rates and internet usage of adults living in the United States. See what this means for crime online and law enforcement in this post and in our new whitepaper: Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) for Law Enforcement.
Six months have passed since we made our Big Industry Threats dataset, also known as BITS, available to customers. BITS, our flagship dataset, contains a collection of over 11 million news stories from the past 18 months spanning 9,000 global sources with over 93 languages. Our customers found a number of different uses for our BITS dataset including risk managers tracking disease outbreaks and insurance professionals improving the underwriting process.
In today’s post, we’re going to explain how we helped a chief actuary for a major insurance company improve her data to help increase efficiency and accuracy of pricing homeowners insurance policies for customers overseas.
Wednesday, September 10, we held a webinar titled “How to Harvest, Structure, and Visualize Big Data on the Web”. Jamie Martin, a Data Acquisition Engineer for BrightPlanet, and Greg Roberts, CEO and expert linguist at Rosoka Software Solutions, teamed up to take subscribers through the full process of taking data from the Web to final analysis. We recorded the webinar and also have a brief recap for you in this post.
Outpost is an online information collection engine that allows intelligence analysts to automate the process of collecting publicly available data from the Web.
As law enforcement agencies continue to utilize Outpost, we find new solutions to problems faced by agencies through the creative use of data collected at scale and in an automated fashion. In this posting, we’ll cover how one agency utilized Outpost to monitor and stay on top of gang networks within a specific metropolitan area.
The largest publicly available database in existence is sitting free to use for practically anyone. Consumers use the Internet and the data on it on a daily basis through individual searches, but many companies have failed to successfully exploit the true potential of the world’s largest database. We hope to help solve that problem in our upcoming webinar, .
BrightPlanet’s AuthentiWeb protects your brands and products using data collected at large scale from the public Internet. You may be asking yourself, exactly how does Web data get utilized to support brand protection and loss prevention? In today’s post, we answer that question. We cover the types of data you can get with AuthentiWeb and how it helps businesses protect their bottom line.
, a monthly podcast dedicated to helping professionals fight fraud, interviewed our Vice President of Business Development Tyson Johnson to discuss how to use open source intelligence (OSINT) to assist and detect fraud.
Yesterday we held a webinar for risk managers, fraud examiners, and security professionals on utilizing data collected from the Web to help stop online fraud and counterfeiting. BrightPlanet’s Kaitlyn Killoran presented on how fraud and risk managers are currently using Web data and how BrightPlanet’s AuthentiWeb can help increase efficiency for fraud and risk managers. We recap some of the items Kaitlyn covered in this post.