Since her college days at SDSU, Nicole Job lives for a worldly perspective. She tried her hand at many paths, from nursing to psychology, but no one subject could truly define her. She ended up majoring in global studies with the ambition to find a career that would keep her mind sharp. Little did she […]
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Here’s the scenario: you’re faced with a data problem that is negatively affecting your business. You don’t know where to find the data, let alone how you’ll be able to obtain it. That’s where we can help.
Over the years, one of our main focuses has been getting the most out of our Deep Web search. As multiple industries are discovering the demanding need for data harvesting and managing their Big Data, we’ve taken the necessary steps to provide structure and security for their respective businesses.
We spend our days focused on finding, harvesting, curating and helping clients develop insights from open source intelligence (or OSINT). If you aren’t leveraging OSINT, you are missing large amounts of relevant data that is freely available to you. OSINT is under-used as a foundational tool for security and risk management. Why is that?
Troy Mentzer has worked for big companies and state government, but neither really challenged him enough. Troy wanted something different. He wanted a career where his daily work would directly impact the business. As our Data Acquisition Department Manager, Troy accomplishes this and so much more. Like a team captain, Troy works closely with our engineer team […]
If you want to give a business professional a headache by uttering a single word, one word that will surely suffice is “fraud”. Dealing with fraud is a problem that is as time-consuming as it is frustrating. Unfortunately, many financial institutions suffer major losses with no way to counteract after falling victim to this unpredictable crime. […]
No great operation is ever done alone. Lucky enough for BrightPlanet, we are incredibly fortunate to be able to work alongside many technical companies that care deeply about their craft. Without their contributions, we wouldn’t have gained such valuable insight into expanding our own capabilities. One of BrightPlanet’s long-time partners is Rosoka. We love working with […]
Combatting online fraud data is an issue where businesses and financial institutions must be proactive. The negative impact that fraud creates is something that inevitably ends up costing both money and time. On Wednesday, April 5, Tyson Johnson is speaking at the ACFE-CPIO conference. His presentation focuses on “Building An Online Anti-Fraud Open Source Monitoring Program.” […]
Recently, a client asked us if we could pull details about car accidents from news stories for a quick proof-of-concept project. They wanted to see if we could extract the names and ages of those involved, the location of the accident, and a time value for when the accident occurred. Because we hadn’t tagged the […]
Growing up in Woonsocket, SD, Aric Boschee was very involved. He excelled at math and computer science, while playing a variety of sports, including playing collegiate baseball and football. His current hobbies include golfing, bowling, fishing, and pheasant hunting. After graduating from Dakota State University in 2004, Aric was on the job hunt for developer positions. […]