Data Mining and Video Games: Drawing in a New Generation of Players to Soldiers and Fight

   In terms of understanding and engaging customers, the video game industry has gone through a massive transformation in recent years. Before this transformation, video games were physical products that could be purchased over the counter, with little to no understanding of player retention or behavioral analysis for the people who sold them. That all… Read More Data Mining and Video Games: Drawing in a New Generation of Players to Soldiers and Fight

News Monitors Inc. explains 2017’s Massive US military social media spying archive left wide open in AWS S3 buckets

Three misconfigured AWS S3 buckets have been discovered wide open on the public internet containing “dozens of terabytes” of social media posts and similar pages – all scraped from around the world by the US military to identify and profile persons of interest. The archives were found by UpGuard’s veteran security-breach hunterChris Vickery during a routine scan of… Read More News Monitors Inc. explains 2017’s Massive US military social media spying archive left wide open in AWS S3 buckets

What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

OVERVIEW A cryptologic linguist is primarily responsible for identifying foreign communications using signals equipment. Their role is crucial as the nation’s defense depends largely on information that comes from foreign languages. JOB DUTIES Identifying and analyzing foreign communications Recognize changes in transmission modes and tip the appropriate authority Provide translation expertise to analysts Provide transcriptions… Read More What is a Cryptologic Linguist Analyst?

Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech

Speech recognition (also referred to as voice recognition) is a process by which the elements of spoken language can be recognized and analyzed, and the linguistic message it contains transposed into a meaningful form so that a machine can respond correctly to spoken commands. Voice recognition is distinct from voice identification, which is the capability… Read More Automatic Speech Recognition (ASR) Speech

Military and Government Applications of Human-Machine Communication by Voice

* Clifford J. Weinstein SUMMARY This paper describes a range of opportunities for military and government applications of human-machine communication by voice, based on visits and contacts with numerous user organizations in the United States. The applications include some that appear to be feasible by careful integration of current state-of-the-art technology and others that will… Read More Military and Government Applications of Human-Machine Communication by Voice

Data Mining of Telecom Metadata is “More Dangerous than Intercepting Conversations”

News Monitors – He said today: “The newly public National Security Agency records about PRISM and similar operations demonstrate that metadata about electronic communication is actually more dangerous to democracy than intercepting conversations. That is because the NSA’s analysis of this information is based on mathematical formulas that use guilt by association to construct imaginary… Read More Data Mining of Telecom Metadata is “More Dangerous than Intercepting Conversations”

Cyber Threat Intelligence: Applying Machine Learning, Data Mining and Text Feature Extraction to the Darknet

News Monitors – Abstract The Darknet has become a hub for hacking communities, offering cyber criminals the ability to freely discuss and sell unknown and emerging exploits. This paper focuses its attention on studying the effectiveness of machine learning for providing cyber threat intelligence from Darknet hacking forums. Developing a functioning system for extracting information from… Read More Cyber Threat Intelligence: Applying Machine Learning, Data Mining and Text Feature Extraction to the Darknet

News Monitors in collaboration with Rosette now includes More Languages, Higher Accuracy, and Deep Neural Nets

In collaboration with Rosette, we are now delivering a new language for name matching, translation, and deduplication: Thai. We’ve also added a new deep neural network model for sentiment analysis, entity extraction offsets, salience scores for topic extraction, and more. Name Matching The /name-similarity, /name-translation, and /name-deduplication endpoints all now support Thai names written in… Read More News Monitors in collaboration with Rosette now includes More Languages, Higher Accuracy, and Deep Neural Nets