Posts by: Brandon Wright

Uncovering Cyberfraud at a Large Financial Institution

This cyberfraud workflow is based on an actual case discovered at one of Palantir’s largest and most successful commercial deployments. In this demonstration, we will show how an investigator uses Palantir to rapidly surf across data from multiple lines of business generated through customer interactions via multiple channels. The investigator is able to use a combination of analysis tools available on the platform to quickly trace the origin of a reported threat and protect the bank’s assets from further exfiltration.

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The Palantir Workspace in Your Local Language

A while back we shared some screenshots of the Elvish Palantir Workspace. We’d like to give an update on our progress with real-world languages. Our internationalization work has enabled us to support menus, text, and buttons in any language, including complex languages such as Arabic and Dari. Also, multiple Palantir Workspace clients configured in different languages can work simultaneously on the same Palantir server.

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How Palantir Aided the Investigators of "The Pearl Project: The Truth Left Behind"

The Center for Public Integrity (CPI), in conjunction with Georgetown University, just completed a three and a half year project identifying the intricate network of co-conspirators in the kidnapping and beheading of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl. Palantir provided its software platform to the investigators to support analysis of the data and help identify the links between the key actors involved in that heinous crime. The Pearl Project was co-directed by former Wall Street Journal reporter and friend of Daniel Pearl, Asra Nomani, and Barbara Feinman Todd, Journalism director in Georgetown University’s English Department.

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VAST 2010 Challenge

Palantir participated in the IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2010 Challenge in June, and we were pleased to win a Grand Challenge Award for the third year in a row. This year, the VAST Challenge scenario revolved around an international arms dealing network that inadvertently causes the spread of a viral outbreak.

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Palantir Mobile

Palantir’s engineers have now brought Palantir to the palm of your hand. Incorporating technologies such as Blue Force Tracking and augmented reality, Palantir Mobile improves situational awareness by providing access to all of your organization’s information through innovative interfaces on a mobile device.

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Palantir Presents at the Community Health Data Initiative Forum

Palantir was delighted to present at the US Department of Health and Human Services’ June 2nd Community Health Data Initiative (CHDI) forum about harnessing the power of information to improve health. Our presentation showed how to enable policy makers and community leaders to analyze data relevant to the health of their communities and make data-driven decisions quickly using Palantir Government.

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