About Dan

Daniel is the CEO and Co-Founder of WorldStack, the leading open source intelligence solutions provider in Australia. He is a successful IT and cyber security professional with extensive experience in the national security and intelligence industry.

A.I is disrupting ISR and Business Intelligence

What is ISR? Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) is a concept that has its roots in the military. It refers to the capability of acquiring and processing information and disseminating intelligence. The business equivalent is Business Intelligence.   Challenges in ISR 1. Lots of data, at speed ISR data can come from a variety of sources including satellites, manned aircraft, unmanned aircraft (such as [...]

Risk Scoring with OSINT

What is open source intelligence? Open source intelligence (OSINT) is intelligence that is derived from data gathered from open or publicly available sources. There are two types of open sources – paid, such as fee-based news services and databases (e.g. Lexis Nexis) and free sources. Open sources can be broken down into three categories: Surface web – the area of the Internet that is [...]

Providence – Monitoring Insider Threats

What is Providence? Providence is a web based, open source intelligence platform, developed by WorldStack, which collects and analyses information from social media platforms. It provides users with a directed approach to the intelligence and investigations process, allowing for easy identification and prioritization of important information and events. Why Providence? Manual collection ties up experts whose time can be better spent analyzing information. Automation [...]

What is Providence?

What is Providence and how does it quickly identify information of interest? Providence allows users to quickly identify information of interest.   Are you interested in finding out which threat actors are targeting Government domains? Want to understand why and how?   Providence allows users to quickly identify information of interest.     Providence allows users to drill down with one click of the .gov slice on the pie chart [...]

Threats To Stock Markets

Providence was configured to detect indicators related to cultural issues which could negatively affect a company and its stock prices. Providence was also configured to detect any threats posed by external and internal threats actors such as hacking, breaches and leaked confidential information. WorldStack set up their open source intelligence platform, Providence to monitor threats and risks associated with the ASX50 listed companies. These threats [...]

Providence Product Update

WorldStack would like to announce that its open source intelligence platform Providence has some exciting new features! 1. Webhook 2. Link analysis 3. Machine learning 4. Reporting 5. Wordcloud Webhook Providence now has the capability to send open source intelligence information to remote systems. This capability means that event specific alerts can be generated based on detections made by Providence and then forwarded on [...]