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Mapping Jimmy John’s Non-Compete Sandwich Zones

This week it was reported that U.S. sandwich restaurant chain Jimmy John’s requires their deli employees to sign non-compete agreements. This revelation has sparked lots of public dialogue about labor rights, fast food worker unionization and the limits of non-compete

Posted in Business Intelligence, In-depth Analysis, Open Source Intelligence

Mapping the Dairy Queen Data Breach

On October 9, 2014 ice cream chain Dairy Queen confirmed that nearly 400 store locations had customer credit and debit card data compromised by computer malware. Dairy Queen has more than 6,300 restaurants worldwide with 4,500 franchised stores in the United

Posted in Open Source Intelligence, Retail Security, Technology

SigActs Issued Trademark by the United States Patent and Trademark Office

The United State Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has issued a trademark (serial number 86382104) for the term “SigActs” to SigActs Inc. The term SigActs is inspired by a military abbreviation of the phrase Significant Activities. In combat Significant Activity

Posted in Business News, Press Release, SigActs Inc

Future Technologies for Law Enforcement, Courts and Corrections

This week SigActs participated in a National Institute of Justice (NIJ) advisory panel on technology. NIJ is the research, development and evaluation arm of the U.S. Department of Justice and convenes expert panels in support of it’s mission to improve

Posted in Crime & Justice, SigActs Inc, Technology

SigActs Awarded Department of Veterans Affairs Contract

We are excited to announce that on September 10, 2014, SigActs Inc. was awarded a $116,000 contract with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This contract (award number VA259-14-P-5509) is to provide professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS Code: 541)

Posted in Press Release, SigActs Inc

Pinpointing Russian Troop Locations in Ukraine Using Open Source Intelligence

On August 28, 2014 NATO released a series of satellite images showing Russian troops operating inside the sovereign borders of Ukraine. These images are black and white photos without any specific location details (i.e. no latitude and longitude information was

Posted in Geopolitical Situations, Infrastructure, Military, Open Source Intelligence

Map of Looting in Ferguson, Missouri Since the Death of Michael Brown

On August 9, 2014 an 18-year-old teenager named Michael Brown was shot and killed by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri. The incident has sparked passionate demonstrations in the town of Ferguson; this unrest has taken the form of peaceful

Posted in Business Intelligence, Business News, Crime & Justice, Emergency Preparedness