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So far The Ontic Team & Contributors has created 27 blog entries.

The Terrorist Attack Cycle Remains Unbroken

While our team and many protective intelligence professionals across the industry like to speak to the benefits of new technologies and new methods for protecting assets, we acknowledge that everything we do has a foundation in the tried and true methods that our colleagues in public sector security have developed over the decades. Specifically, it is important to [...]

The Impact of AI & Machine Learning on Investigations

Our primary objective with the protective intelligence blog is to share ideas and create a discourse that will help like-minded security professionals protect assets and ultimately save lives. As talented as our team of contributors is, we see great value in highlighting important works created by our colleagues in the industry. There are countless examples of artificial intelligence, [...]

Protective Intelligence: ROI, Cost Savings, and Risk Analysis

A common challenge for security programs across all industries is to demonstrate return on investment, cost savings, and reduction of risk. Even though the need for proactive security measures to protect human life and assets is self-evident, program managers are usually required to articulate to their senior leaders in business terms, why specific security resources [...]

Fragmented Data: How to Solve the Greatest Challenge Facing Protective Intelligence Programs

A White Paper Collaboration from Ontic Technologies & Concentric Advisors Introduction In recent years, organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to non-profits, from governments to family offices, have all been forced to grapple with the security threat that persons of interest (POIs) pose to their employees and assets. POIs are motivated by a variety of factors including financial, [...]

Ontic Technologies Welcomes Fred Burton to Board of Advisors

Ontic Technologies, the leading Protective Intelligence Security Platform, today announced the addition of Fred Burton to its Board of Advisors. Burton is the world’s foremost authority on Protective Intelligence, security and counterterrorism. He currently serves as Chief Security Officer at Stratfor, the world’s leading geopolitical intelligence platform and publisher. Prior to joining Stratfor, Burton served in the U.S. [...]


Ontic Technologies Welcomes Manish Mehta as Chief Product Officer

Ontic Technologies, the leading Protective Intelligence Security Platform, today announced that Manish Mehta has joined the company as Chief Product Officer (CPO). Mehta brings over 25 years of engineering and product management experience to Ontic. “We are fortunate to have a great track record of talent joining our organization. With Manish, we are raising the bar to the [...]


The OSINT Connection: Intelligence In Executive Protection

As investigators, we often find that there is a significant disconnect between what less-informed security managers THINK can be discovered during the course of an online investigation versus what ACTUALLY can be discovered. This two-part series from Ami Toben and Travis Lishok gives an appropriate account of how online investigations inform operations on the ground and vice versa. Each [...]

On Threat Information Sharing Within The Protection Community

In the protection industry, the topic of threat information sharing has not entered many of our industry dialogues, which is overdue. Although information sharing is no easy task for our organizations, we cannot ignore the fact many potential threat actors we investigate may target multiple public figures over time. Therefore, it makes sense to consider sharing our investigative [...]

Ontic Technologies Raises $4.65mm to Help Security Teams Proactively Keep People Safe from Acts of Violence

Ontic Technologies, a protective intelligence technology platform, announced today it has raised a $4.65 million Series Seed round investment led by Silverton Partners, with participation from Floodgate and Village Global. Ontic provides a protective intelligence software platform, aggregating disparate data sources and providing a workflow that surfaces “pre-incident indicators” for acts of violence, mental health issues and behavior [...]