Improving Risk Assessment in Your Risk Management Strategy with OSINT

There’s a certain amount of risk in every business.

Just because there is risk, though, doesn’t mean you should throw caution to the wind. This is why businesses big and small hire risk managers.

One of the best ways to strengthen your risk management strategy is with open source intelligence (OSINT). In this post we explore how OSINT can improve risk assessment.

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Using OSINT for Event Identification in Your Risk Management Framework

The general population doesn’t think about risk management until a breach happens.

When it gets to that point, it’s never a good thing. That’s why risk management is so important for businesses — no matter the industry.

Open source intelligence (OSINT) works to strengthen your risk management efforts, specifically in the case of event identification.

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Using OSINT to Improve Risk Response in Your Risk Management Framework

There’s one thing that is common among all industries: risk management.

It doesn’t matter if you’re in banking or insurance — you want to minimize the potential risks, and manage situations that arise.

We’ve explained how open source intelligence (OSINT) can strengthen your current efforts. Now, we’re going to talk about how OSINT can be specifically used for risk response.  Continue reading »

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How OSINT Supports COSO Risk Management

Corporations of all kinds have one goal in common: Minimizing risk. Whether you’re in banking, financial services, insurance, or any other industry, one of your company’s top priorities is — or should be — effective risk management.

But how can you monitor risk in a way that is both efficient and compliant with governmental guidelines? You’re likely using the COSO framework.

Find out what it is and how open source intelligence (OSINT) can strengthen it in this post.

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[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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