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Unlocking Complex UBO Investigations with Graph Analytics

Unlocking Complex UBO Investigations with Graph Analytics

27 May 2024 by · 3 min read Hume GraphAware Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement

In today’s intricate financial landscape, uncovering Ultimate Beneficial Ownership (UBO) is more crucial than ever. UBO analysis involves diving into the intricate web of ownership structures, often extending through multiple levels and involving numerous entities. Picture a scenario where a person owns a company, which in turn owns two other companies, and each of those owns two more. Add to this mix various trusts and assets linked to the beneficial ownership, and you have a complex ownership chain or tree. The ultimate goal of UBO analysis is to pinpoint who truly owns these assets and businesses hidden within these labyrinthine...

From Data To Knowledge: Transparency within Predictive Policing

From Data To Knowledge: Transparency within Predictive Policing

25 Jan 2024 by · 5 min read Hume Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement Predictive Policing

Welcome to the second instalment in this series, which tracks the journey to revolutionise law enforcement through advanced data analysis. In this series, expect to uncover a wealth of knowledge that underpins the enhancement of policing methods using graph analysis. Join us at the vanguard of policing technology as we delve into the transformative power of Knowledge Graphs. In the previous chapter, we illustrated the process of transitioning from isolated data silos to a holistic intelligence data system, resulting in a single source of truth.

LLMs for Knowledge Graph 1: Text to a Knowledge Graph at Warp Speed

LLMs for Knowledge Graph 1: Text to a Knowledge Graph at Warp Speed

27 Sep 2023 by Vlasta Kůs · 17 min read Hume Law Enforcement NLP LLMs for Knowledge Graph

Welcome to our LLMs and Knowledge Graphs Series. In this collection of blogs, we embark on a journey at the intersection of cutting-edge large language models and graph-based intelligence. Whether you’re a seasoned data scientist, a curious developer, or a business leader seeking actionable insights, this series promises to demystify the synergy between LLMs and knowledge graphs.

Solving Crimes with Geospatial and Temporal Analysis in Hume

Solving Crimes with Geospatial and Temporal Analysis in Hume

28 Feb 2023 by Sanne Hendriks · 4 min read Hume GraphAware Law Enforcement Criminal Intelligence

As an analyst, you play a crucial role in solving crimes. Harnessing the power of graphs and the many features of GraphAware Hume can help stop criminals and bring justice to their victims. With the increasing advancements in technology, it is now easier than ever to track suspects and gather evidence that can aid in an investigation. One of the most powerful tools available to you is the capability of performing geospatial and temporal analysis.

Network Analysis in Criminal Intelligence

Network Analysis in Criminal Intelligence

10 Feb 2023 by Ondrej Peterka · 2 min read Hume Criminal Intelligence Law Enforcement Network Analysis

Networks are all around us, both locally and globally, and are becoming increasingly complex. The prevalence of networks has led to the widespread use of network analysis tools. While criminal network analysis is still a novel concept, there has been a growing interest in recent years as law enforcement agencies adopt cutting-edge graph-based tools to solve crimes.Graph network analysis are an underutilised intelligence toolGraphs can provide valuable insights for intelligence analysts. They allow for a graph visualization of relationships between individuals and groups, the detection of criminal patterns, and early identification of potential threats.

Gaining Maritime Security Through Graph-Based Situational Awareness

Gaining Maritime Security Through Graph-Based Situational Awareness

15 Dec 2022 by Christophe Willemsen · 3 min read Hume Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement

Maritime piracy is one of the most serious threats to international trade and security. To combat piracy and ensure the safety of vessels, analysts and operators must have a thorough understanding of the real-time situation. Situational awareness (SA) is an important concept for those tasked with combating maritime piracy. It refers to the ability to understand the environment around a vessel and its crew, as well as the ability to recognize and respond to potential threats. This is an especially important skill for analysts looking to identify pirate activity and take action against it.

Solving the challenges of intelligence analysis with graphs

Solving the challenges of intelligence analysis with graphs

10 Nov 2022 by Dan Newland & Sanne Hendriks · 6 min read Hume Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement

Ranging across all the varied fields of intelligence, there is an ever-advancing process to enhance and optimise data analysis. For such mission-critical events, graph technology has emerged as an exceptional solution for all stages of the intelligence lifecycle, ensuring the absolute fastest and best results.A graph analytics solution like Hume provides a simple-to-use interface that allows intelligence analysts to search, visualise and analyse intelligence graphs. The most common intelligence analysis questions are graph-based. For instance, “How are person X and person Y connected?” or “Who are the most influential individuals within a criminal organisation?”.

Graphs in Law Enforcement #3 - Fused Entities

Graphs in Law Enforcement #3 - Fused Entities

14 Sep 2022 by Sanne Hendriks · 5 min read business Knowledge Graph Law Enforcement

In the first part of the series Graphs in Law Enforcement, Data sources and modelling, we discussed graphs in law enforcement investigations, their data sources, data provenance, INTs and how to model sources in graphs. In part 2, Data quality and credibility, we covered source ratings (source reliability & information credibility) and their importance in investigation graphs for law enforcement.