Into the Dark Webs

Into the Dark Webs

By Brooks M | May 27, 2020 12:00:00 AM

## What is the DarkWeb The dark web sounds scary, but in reality, it is anything you cannot get to via Google, or that uses a masked IP address. The classification of the dark web is a...

Filtering Out Noise

Filtering Out Noise

By Brooks M / Mar 25, 2020 12:00:00 AM

When starting a project in OIMonitor, you are tempted to cast a wide net and grab from every source. This will bring in a lot of hits and you may even think, “Wow, this is awesome! I am awesome!...

Password Maths

Password Maths

By Brooks M / Feb 26, 2020 12:00:00 AM

As a follow up to our last blog about password reuse and the recent data breach of Disney, I would like to talk about how to create strong passwords and why they are “strong.” Typically, we like...

Tracking an Outbreak

Tracking an Outbreak

By Brooks M / Jan 29, 2020 12:00:00 AM

I recently setup a project in OIMonitor to track the mentions of infectious diseases mentioned in the news. I immediately got results, though not all of it was good. One thing that did pop up...

The Vital Few and the Useful Many

The Vital Few and the Useful Many

By Brooks M / Oct 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM

In 1896, at the University of Lausanne in Switzerland, a young economist by the name of Vilfredo Pareto published a paper showing how 80% of the land in Italy was owned by 20% of the population....

It’s Hard Out There for a Pimp

It’s Hard Out There for a Pimp

By Brooks M / Jun 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Human trafficking, according to Wikipedia, is the trade of humans for forced labour. With the advent of the internet and high-speed communication, traffickers have found a new way to advertise...

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