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Our response to COVID-19

In response to COVID-19, we have enacted a contingency plan to allow us to operate during these challenging times. As a company, we are continuing all business operations remotely to protect the well-being of our employees, clients and partners. We plan to do this for the foreseeable future. For existing Videris customers We continue to...

OSINT for Insider Threats

Here's the first of a series of articles where we look at why OSINT should be used to tackle many of the challenges that businesses face.  In this article we'll focus on using OSINT for insider threat investigations. ‘Insider threat’ describes a broad range of business risks that involve an ‘insider’ – an employee, contractor...

OSINT for insider threats
Sir Mark Rowley

Sir Mark Rowley QPM joins Blackdot Solutions

We're really excited to welcome Sir Mark Rowley QPM as a Board Advisor. Here's the press release about our partnership that was published earlier this week. Blackdot Solutions, the UK-based creator of the world-leading Videris investigations platform, has appointed Sir Mark Rowley QPM as Board Advisor. Until his retirement in 2018, Sir Mark was one...

Videris Notes

Videris Notes is a recent addition to Videris’s functionality. It assists the user in tackling higher-volume due diligence tasks by automating both the sourcing and report generation processes. This now makes Videris an invaluable tool for all rapid screening and due diligence tasks in addition to deep-dive investigation. To learn more about Videris notes, please...

Fraud and financial crime

Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2019

We really enjoyed Fraud & Financial Crime Europe 2019 The conference facilitated an important discussion around applying technology to fraud, KYC and AML in order to reduce false positives and better identify client risk. In the context of ever-increasing financial crime risks for banks, there is a big opportunity for improvement in this area. The...

Financial crime investigations

Financial crime investigations

Here's a reminder that Videris has a direct integration with the ICIJ’s Offshore Leaks database, as well as global corporate records providers. Particularly relevant to financial services clients, these integrations are highly effective at tackling financial crime investigations. AML analysts can conduct rapid, deep searches and chart suspicious entities so the most rigorous investigations possible...

Charles Brown Appointed as Director of Business Development

Welcome Charles Brown! We're delighted to welcome  Charles Brown as UK Director of Business Development. Before joining Blackdot, Charles worked in both operational and business development roles which were in risk management and corporate investigations consultancies. He has extensive experience managing investigative assignments for leading financial services companies, law firms and multinationals. Charles is very well-placed...

Videris 3.0

We have successfully launched Videris 3.0. We’ve given the program a complete new look to make it more modern, more intuitive and more engaging. We've also taken major steps to reduce the load put on online user accounts. A New Look We've updated to a fresher white and improved the layout, whilst making sure the core...

Paradise Papers integration

The Paradise Papers are now integrated into Videris The Paradise Papers leaked data is now directly integrated into Videris. Read on to find out more. The Paradise Papers are 13 million leaked documents from the offshore law firm Appleby and seven corporate registries. The data contains the names of more than 200,000 people and companies…