Rate Limits in Data Visualization

Rate Limits in Data Visualization

By Josh C | May 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM

One of the most frustrating things to happen in any data visualization software is for you to run a query and get back the notification: “This result returns more nodes than you are allowed to...

Hacking in the Middle East

Hacking in the Middle East

By Josh C / Apr 24, 2020 12:00:00 AM

In the past, we have looked into a hacker who comes from Iran by the name of Mrb3hz4d. Now if we take some of the information we saw from his defacement, we can create an extremely simple...

Data vs. Intelligence

Data vs. Intelligence

By Josh C / Apr 22, 2020 12:00:00 AM

It would take about 3 minutes to teach someone how to collect data on a single individual. That is easy to do. You poke around and find out all you can about the person. The difference between an...

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 3

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 3

By Josh C / Apr 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM

After looking at the structure of both the dark web and normal web, we can now start to see why so many people want the benefits Tor gives, especially the anonymity. With anonymity comes people...

Heat Maps: Form Over Function

Heat Maps: Form Over Function

By Josh C / Mar 6, 2020 12:00:00 AM

Since movies took over displaying intelligence, we have seen crazy maps and charts attempt to display intelligence and seem “futuristic.” Here, we can see an example of a heat map:  It is...

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 2

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 2

By Josh C / Mar 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM

This is Part 2 of our 3-part series on demystifying the dark web. In Part 1, we looked at how the regular internet works at a networking layer. Today, we will be looking at how the dark web works...

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 1

Demystifying the Dark Web: Part 1

By Josh C / Feb 12, 2020 12:00:00 AM

This post is part of a 3-part series that explains the difference between normal internet and the dark web, and how some actors use the dark web. Today we are going to try and clear up some of...

The Problem with Technology Keywords

The Problem with Technology Keywords

By Josh C / Dec 4, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Big data, AI, machine learning, block chain, and every other cool new tech words are all really just that–words. To a developer or computer scientist, they are a type of tool to solve specific...

Scaffolding: The Basis of Everything

Scaffolding: The Basis of Everything

By Josh C / Oct 9, 2019 12:00:00 AM

The first lesson I was ever taught in programming is the need for scaffolding. Just like painting a house, even if you are certain you can reach every nook and cranny and cover every wall,...

Social Networks: Friends of Friends

Social Networks: Friends of Friends

By Josh C / May 31, 2019 12:00:00 AM

Today we are going to look at how we can build a network from a single starting entity and use that network to identify the actors in the network that are the most connected. For this example, we...

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