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What is Big Data?

They say that curiosity is the cure for boredom, and if you’ve ever tried to find specific and detailed information using one of the popular search engines, you’ve probably spent your share of hours in front of the computer screen frustrated.  It seems as though you should be able to find relevant websites and databases, but […]

Video: Discover the Deep Web in 90 Seconds

Curious about BrightPlanet and our solutions? Want to know more about the Deep Web and how to take advantage of the resources that live there? This video will help you understand how our technology works – and how it can work for you. BrightPlanet from Vision Video Interactive on Vimeo. //

The Deep Web: Surfacing Hidden Value

THE DEEP WEB: SURFACING HIDDEN VALUE Abstract: Searching on the Internet today can be compared to dragging a net across the surface of the ocean. While a great deal may be caught in the net, there is still a wealth of information that is deep, and therefore, missed. The reason is simple: Most of the […]

Industry Specific Articles & Insights

WHAT IS OSINT? In short, Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is the practice of using the Web to create intelligence. The longer definition of OSINT is an information processing discipline that involves finding, selecting, and acquiring information from publicly available sources and analyzing it to produce actionable intelligence. In the U.S. Intelligence Community (agencies like the […]

Deep Web: Advanced

Can you use Surface Web sites to find Deep Web content? For all practical purposes, no. Surface Web search results are links based on “relevancy by popularity”, ranked by how often documents link to each other (page rank). Thus, the first results you see are only the ones that have had the most references by […]

Deep Web: a Primer

What is the Deep Web? The Deep Web is a complex concept, and is essentially two categories of data. The first category of the Deep Web is basically any information that is not easy to obtain through standard searching. This could include Twitter or Facebook posts, links buried many layers down in a dynamic page, […]