Basis Technology Blog

Why name matching matters

It’s marathon season again in Boston and the media is revisiting the tragic events of last year’s Boston Marathon bombings. One aspect in particular is getting some attention – how Tamerlan and his brother slipped through the security net. Peter Cooney of Reuters covers this in his recent article “Russia Told America To Detain Tamerlan Tsarnaev […]

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Brian Carrier discusses the origins of Autopsy on The Cyber Jungle

Brian Carrier spoke with Ira Victor, host of The CyberJungle a very highly rated news talk show on security, privacy and the law. They talked about the origins of Autopsy and The Sleuth Kit, which stem from when cybersecurity and incident response were just starting out during the infamous Internet bubble in the early 2000′s. The also discuss how these […]

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Historise Powers Social Media Monitoring with Basis Technology

Rosette® Brings Multilingual “Big Text” Capabilities to Social Media Analysis Cambridge, MA – February 25, 2014 – Basis Technology, the leader in multilingual search and text analytics, today announced the integration of the Rosette® linguistics platform with the Historise Social Media Monitoring System, to enable culturally-sensitive monitoring of social media. Rosette from Basis Technology provides […]

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Basis Tech Week 2013: The Aftermath

The numbers have been collected and data crunched for Basis Tech Week, and we can officially say that each conference was a success! Overall, attendance was up 32% from 2012 to 2013 for all three conferences…and that was with a government furlough occurring in the not-too-distant past. Basis Tech Week also went international this year with attendees […]

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Socialgist Powers Multilingual Search with Basis Technology

Rosette® Improves English, Russian and Asian Languages for Sphinx-based Socialgist.com Cambridge—October 10, 2013—Socialgist, the leading global provider of social media data including Chinese Microblogging platform Sina Weibo, announced today that they have integrated the Rosette linguistics platform from Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual search and text analytics. Rosette will enable Socialgist to incorporate highly […]

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Basis Technology Selected by Kobo to Support Japanese Language Processing

Rosette® delivers accurate linguistic processing for Japanese market Cambridge—December 9, 2013—Basis Technology today announced that Kobo, a global leader in eReading, selected the Rosette® linguistics platform to support its eReading platform for the Japanese market. Toronto-based Kobo offers nearly 4-million eBooks, magazines, and newspapers across 68 languages including Japanese. The company offers a suite of […]

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OSDFCon Autopsy Module Development Contest Results

As readers of this blog know, Autopsy was designed to be a digital forensics platform that other open source developers can build modules for. To help motivate other developers to write Autopsy modules, Basis Technology  created a module development challenge and we’re pleased to announce the winners. The ground rules were simple: Make something useful […]

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Basis Technology Executive to Speak at Defense One Summit

Expert in Digital Forensics to Discuss the Affects of Cyber Growth on Industry and Innovation Cambridge—November 14, 2013—Basis Technology, the global leader in multilingual search and text analytics, announced today that Dr. Brian Carrier, Vice President of Digital Forensics, will participate in a panel discussion at the Defense One Summit on the rapid growth of […]

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Supporting Collaboration Across the Intelligence Community – Signal Magazine

SIGNAL Magazine, an AFCEA publication exploring trends and techniques in defense, intelligence and global security technology, wrote an excellent article discussing how Basis Technology’s HIGHLIGHT software is helping the Intelligence Community (IC) put names in standard spelling so they are easier to find and connect. What struck me was the the notion of how important […]

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