BigDataFr recommends: Introducing User Behavioral Analysis in the Risk Process
[…] Many years ago when I was entering the intelligence community, I attended a class in Virginia where the instructor opened the session with a test that I will never forget and that I have applied to almost every analytic task in my career. At the beginning of the class we were shown a ten-minute video of grand central station at rush hour with tens of thousands of people and were asked if we could find a single pickpocket in the crowd by the end of the video. At the end of ten minutes no one in the class was able to identify the individual.
The purpose of the class was to stress the importance of looking for behavior at as indication that something is wrong, looking for a person or thing which is not doing or behaving the same way everything else is. […]