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The Critical Value of Cobwebs Automated Web Investigations Tools

March 5, 2019

The Challenge: Law Enforcement Agencies & Investigators Need Critical Data Fast & Easily

The rate of crime and destruction of societal security and order is rising, with much attribution to the digital world’s ability to support illegal communication and activities online, often transpiring and escalating into real-world crime. The internet and mobile apps have created arteries for simplified communication and collaboration of criminals in all ends of the world that’s difficult to track, let alone understand deeply. Whether operations are conducted online, at home, or on the streets, everything from hackers, to pedophiles, people traffickers, drug dealers, and lone wolves form alliances on the web and via mobiles apps to leverage reach & impact.

Law enforcement, national security agencies, and institutions are increasingly adopting advanced, automated web investigation solutions, in need of viable, data-driven solutions that produce critical insights to help solve investigations. There’s a growing demand for solutions monitoring, tracking, and analyzing online activity from Big Data to accurately develop target profiles, unravel mysteries of investigations to discover leads while optimizing investigational efficiency.

Harvesting Big Data for Intricate and Intelligent Insights – From The Web to Mobile Apps

With robust artificial intelligence algorithms, automated web investigation software like Cobweb’s solution harvests and evaluates data from vast sources to generate truly deep, insightful takeaways and notification of suspicious behavioral or communication patterns. Cobwebs’ technology simplifies complex investigations with automated search of text or visuals, intelligently evaluating results. Clues that convert into leads offering the precise information required to solve a case are now easily and efficiently accessible by monitoring, collecting and analyzing online activity and communication – from all layers of the web to mobile apps.

Web data harvesting has been used by endless industries for years, and today, law enforcement and national security agencies benefit from AI-driven intelligence with its ability to save time, speed up investigational workflows and processes, and help solve cases – faster and smarter. Cobwebs’ users are notified of potentially critical insights in real-time, as smart technology continuously scans all layers of the internet and mobile apps, based on investigational needs.

With unorthodox and jargon queries used to extract data, investigators using Cobweb’s solution can reveal details and develop holistic target profiles. Our solution’s automated web investigation tool identifies social circles and connections of individuals from data sources like social media, blogs, and forums. Investigators using our software gain access to critical insights, making headways to reach key players in active crime with automation. Our solution provides access to key targets, most of whom maintain low profiles, with sparse or difficult to attain contact information.

About Cobwebs’ Solution – Powering Investigational Efficiency with Automation & Intelligence
The advantages of using an automated web investigation tool are diverse and becoming increasing invaluable in today’s tech-savvy age of crime – on and offline. Cobwebs’ solution is a powerful AI-driven search engine that sifts through infinite amounts of data from the web’s various layers and mobile apps, generating intelligent insights that simplify solving investigations, while optimizing their efficiency. We are global leaders in the development and provision of powerful web intelligence solutions.

Why Use Automated Web Investigation Tools: The Benefits Are Unlimited

A source indicates, “Any law enforcement officer will tell you the most valuable weapon in fighting crime is information. By receiving new information from data, recognizing and identifying suspicious activities and behavior, and enabling law enforcement to get a head start on criminals, police officers can take a preventative approach to the crime using data analytics. State-of-the-art analytics tools help law enforcement agencies identify criminals even before they commit a crime. More and more law enforcement officers are turning to big data crime analysis tools, and it has proven to be a tremendous help in crime prevention and proactive investigations.”

Automated web investigation tools are now proving to save time and resources, along with expediting investigational processes, and driving smarter and well-informed decisions in real time. What was once a strictly hands-on, paper to pen, and a tedious investigational process is now simplified, digitalized and automated, leveraging situational awareness, so investigators can dedicate time to matters only they can address.



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