The articles below all contain information relating to the activities or suspected activities of the Russian Federation we’ve identified or are choosing to report or comment on.

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 [...]

Identifying Bot-nets

In this blog entry we will look at how to use Providence and its new link analysis feature to identify bot-nets and other coordinated activity. The subject matter for this test case will be the US political landscape and attempts, both foreign and national to influence voters using coordinated messaging. While we are using this to explore threats to National political landscapes it can [...]