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How to Select the Right Data Visualization Tool

Selecting the right visualization tool for your organization is just as much about what you need and your capabilities as it is about what the software vendor has to offer. Before jumping in to your elbows, take a step back to determine what you really need.

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We love when customers replace our software

It might seem counterintuitive at first, but when customers start replacing parts of Visallo it’s because they truly understand the value of the platform and are making the most of it. And doing so has huge benefits.

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WannaCry Ransomware Wreaked Havoc on Servers, Personal Computers

In the middle of May, a piece of ransomware dubbed WannaCrypt or WannaCry began ripping through computer networks worldwide, downing systems as critical as the United Kingdom’s National Health Service. But what is WannaCry, how did it do so much damage and how was it stopped?

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Big Data Changes the Intelligence Game

The sheer volume of data from an increasing variety of sources threatens to overwhelm intelligence efforts. See how an effective strategy for exploiting big data can drive impressive investigatory results.

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Police Gain an Edge with Data Analytics

Law enforcement has become infinitely more complex over the last few decades, due in large part to the overabundance of investigatory data and requirements. Isn’t it time police receive a system of their own to combat modern crime?

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Connecting Through Charity

In the spirit of the holiday season, we’re making donations to hand-picked charitable causes that are close to the hearts of our employees in honor of more than 70 individuals who have supported Visallo in 2016.

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Visallo 3.0 Released

Visallo was created with investigators, analysts, and researchers in mind. Today we are very pleased to announce Visallo 3.0 which includes the first of many planned features designed to make managing case work in Visallo even easier.

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Visallo 2.0 Released

We are very pleased to announce Visallo 2.0. This release includes bugs fixes and many new features

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Processing Big Data: Here is How We Do It

It’s no secret that Big Data plays a major role in modern problem-solving across many industries. Processing Big Data into a way that can be easily analyzed can be used in a number of different ways to gain insights on fraud, cybersecurity, and more. Today’s most successful organizations are placing a great deal of focus on learning what to do with their data. The problem, however, is that understanding how to process Big Data so as to end up with tangible results can be easier said than done.

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Visallo at GEOINT Booth 717

Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), a non-profit, non-lobbying educational organization, the annual GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of industry, academia, and government to include Defense, Intelligence and Homeland Security Communities as well as commercial, Fed/Civil, State and Local geospatial intelligence stakeholders.

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Vertexium Security Model With Code Examples

Not only is it a graph database that can scale well to large sizes of data, but it has cell-level and element-level security which is useful in situations where certain people are not allowed to see certain parts of the the graph.

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Creating an Ontology

Visallo requires an ontology to work. The ontology drives how searches are performed, how data is saved, and how the users interact with that data. So it’s crucial to get the ontology right before you create lots of data or tools to import data

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Java REST API Wrapper Introduction

The Visallo web interface was written as a single page application, as a side effect of this all interactions with the web server are performed using a REST API

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