CASE STUDIES

These posts are direct examples of our work, with explanation and exploration on engagements we believe illustrate our work.

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 [...]

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 [...]

Russian Naval Vessel Movements

Use case Providence is WorldStack’s proprietary open source intelligence collection and analysis platform. Providence collects information from surface, deep and the dark web. Providence was set up to detect and monitor Russian naval vessel movements through the monitoring of social media. The intent of this exercise was three-fold: 1. Can Russian naval vessel movements be detected/monitored using Providence? 2. Can chatter from Russian Naval [...]

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 [...]