Tuesday, September 27, 2016

After Action Report: RNC 2016 SM Research Project

Wapack Labs teamed up with the Cleveland (OH) Police Department (CPD) to provide direct and actionable public safety intelligence to the CPD Intelligence Unit.  This project was to supplement the intelligence collections efforts in support of the 2016 Republican National Convention (RNC), held in July of 2016.  The RNC project, was initiated in May 2016 to provide daily social media (SM) collection, research and tactical analysis within surface and underground social media venues.  CPD requested specific support with a covert undercover operations using social media intelligence activities.

This After-Action Report is intended to serve as a capstone to the RNC SM Research Project, highlighting both the areas of success, and those which Wapack analysts recommend for improvement.

Publication date:                             23 September 2016

Handling requirements:                   Traffic light protocol (TLP) AMBER.

The full attribution report has been published in its entirety in the Red Sky Alliance portal.  For more information please contact the lab directly at 844-4-WAPACK, 603-606-1246, or feedback@wapacklabs.com.

About Wapack Labs

Wapack Labs, located in New Boston, NH is a Cyber Threat Analysis and Intelligence organization supporting the Red Sky Alliance, the FS-ISAC and individual organizations by offering expert level targeted intelligence analysis answering some of the hardest questions in Cyber.  Wapack Labs’ engineers, researchers and analysts use deep analysis techniques and visualization to design and deliver transformational cyber-security analysis tools that fuse open source and proprietary information.  The intelligence derived from these tools and techniques serve as the foundation of Wapack Labs’ information reporting to the cyber-security teams of its customers and industry partners located around the world.