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What is SafetyNet.ai?

It is an award winning Enhanced Due Diligence Cognitive Search and Crime Prevention Tool. It contains one of the largest databases of global sanctions lists, with millions of names of high-risk entities, politically exposed persons (PEPs), and persons in public life (PIPs). JAIE, our artificial intelligence engine harnesses the combined power of tens of Billions of dollars in research & development in artificial intelligence and cognitive computing from IBM Watson, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, to perform enhanced due diligence checks on subjects-of-interests the way human experts do, but at much faster speeds. It exposes patterns, connections, and insights around subjects-of-interest at a depth and speed no human expert can achieve on their own.

What is SafetyNet Lite?

It is a cloud-based Enhanced Due Diligence Cognitive Search tool that searches over 1,800 global Sanctions and Person-In-Public-Life lists, with over 5M names (and growing). Its databases are updated multiple times per day thereby ensuring that the data is always current. SafetyNet Lite has Artificial Intelligence, so end-users don’t have to worry about missing pertinent information, as SafetyNet Lite automatically finds and highlights them. Profile reports can be printed out in PDF and stored securely in the cloud. SafetyNet Lite is cloud based, so there is no need for local hardware or IT support.

What is SafetyNet EDD?

It is a cloud-based Enhanced Due Diligence Cognitive Search that utilizes billions of dollars of research and development in Artificial Intelligence from IBM Watson, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to create a Joint Artificial Intelligence Engine (J.A.I.E) that can conduct Enhanced Due Diligence checks at a quality, depth, and speed that exceeds what human experts can ever achieve on their own. Its Artificial Intelligence capabilities allows it to analyze information the way human expert do, but at a speed of hundreds of millions of pages per second. SafetyNet EDD combines the powerful SafetyNet Lite with a state-of-the-art multilingual cognitive search engine, that scans the internet in real-time, at a global and local levels looking for:
• court cases,
• criminal registries,
• government records,
• curated news sources,
• Image files, and
• More.
It analyzes data on the fly, which ensures that its Enhanced Due Diligence Profile Reports are as accurate and current as possible. When SafetyNet EDD locates information it deems relevant, it highlights it, summarizes it, and provide key insights from it. It allows end-users to conduct “deep dives” on subjects-of-interest, with it doing the heavy lifting and the end users adding their own notes. SafetyNet EDD can autonomously produce Enhanced Due Diligence Profile reports within mere seconds, allowing organizations to conduct more thorough background checks, in less time, than human experts can.

What is SafetyNet EDD Enterprise?

It is a hybrid cloud-based Enhanced Due Diligence Cognitive Search tool that gives organizations their own private copy of SafetyNet EDD running on dedicated hardware within the cloud. The hybrid cloud design allows companies to securely include their private data into SafetyNet EDD’s searches.

What is SafetyNet Safe City?

It is a hybrid cloud-based enhanced due diligence cognitive search and investigative tool designed specifically for law enforcement and military purposes. It combines SafetyNet EDD Enterprise with the state-of-the-art Facial Search and Visualize Connections tools. Facial Search is a reverse facial search tool that can receive an unidentified image of a person and with a high degree of accuracy locate the person within an image database. Visualize Connections is a cognitive link analysis tool that can graphically display the connections surrounding a subject-of-interest from information found within structured and unstructured data.

What is SafetyNet Developer?

It gives companies the ability to monitor tens, hundreds, thousands, and even hundreds of thousands of data subjects simultaneously for risk and have that information delivered directly to 3rd party applications. SafetyNet Developer give organizations direct access to SafetyNet EDD via simple, but powerful APIs, which gives companies the ability to have around-the-clock enhanced due diligence monitoring of their entire client base. SafetyNet Developer comes with an initiative API Wizard to help developers quickly get started using its technology.

What is Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing?

Artificial Intelligence and Cognitive Computing are highly specialized computing solutions that can sense, reason, act, and adapt based on learned experience. The same as humans do. They involve self-learning systems that use data mining, pattern recognition, and natural language processing to mimic the way the human brain works.

Who uses SafetyNet.ai?

It is used by global organisations that conduct background checks on their associates to mitigate against risk – especially organizations that are required to conduct background checks on their customers/clients for KYC/AML purposes. Organizations that are required to conduct background checks on their clients include Financial Businesses, Credit Businesses, Currency Exchange businesses, Check/Cheque cashing businesses, Money Transmitters, Casinos, Banks, and Real Estate Agents. To find out about other SafetyNet.ai use cases, go to our Solutions page.

What is KYC?

KYC (Know your Customer) is the process of an organization verifying the identity of its customers/clients. These policies are used globally to prevent Identity theft, financial fraud, money laundering and terrorist financing.

What is AML?

Anti-money laundering (AML) is a term mainly used in the financial and legal industries to describe the legal controls that require financial institutions and other regulated entities to prevent, detect, and report money laundering activities.

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What is a Sanction Lists & PEP Lists Search?

A Sanction Lists & PEP Lists Search is a search for a subject-of-interest within SafetyNet’s database of over 5 million records of high risk individuals (taken from over 1800 global sanction lists), politically exposed persons (PEPs), and persons in public life (PIPs).

What is an Enhanced Due Diligence (EDD) Search?

An EDD Search is a SafetyNet search on a subject-of-interest that includes scanning the internet in real-time, at a global and local levels looking for:
• court cases,
• criminal registries,
• government records,
• curated news sources,
• Image files, and
• More.
that may contain information on the subject-of-interest. EDD Searches performed with SafetyNet EDD Enterprise may also include results found within the end-user organization’s digital files.

Why should I perform an EDD search?

An EDD search helps an end-user to ensure that data on a subject-of-interest that may not be included on Sanction Lists & PEP Lists are taken into consideration. It also increases the probability that an end-user has the most up-to-date information on a subject-of-interest.

How can I fine-tune my EDD searches articles?

In addition to the subject-of-interest’s name (or term), up to 5 Keywords can be added to an EDD search, which helps to refine the results. Some results can be sorted on specific criteria, which further helps the end-user to identify key information quickly.

How do I Generate a Report?

To generate a report, the end-user must complete either a Sanction Lists & PEP Lists Search and/or an EDD Search. On completion of either (or both) of the searches, SafetyNet will present the end-user with an option to generate the report, which will include all of the information selected by the end-user and his/her summary notes, or in the case of an autonomous report (i.e. one completed autonomously by SafetyNet’s JAiE engine), it will include all of the information selected by JAiE engine as well as its summary notes.

Can I print the report?

All of SafetyNet’s reports are generated as PDFs, which allows for printing from any application that supports the format.

Where are reports stored?

All of SafetyNet’s reports are stored within a secured cloud database under the owner of the report’s account.

How long will the report be stored?

Currently, all reports are stored for as long as the owner of the report account is active.

Can I download the pdf report at any time?

All reports are stored under the Reports section of SafetyNet. At any time the owner of a report can view it within SafetyNet and download it.

Can I perform the same search again?

The results within a report can be refreshed at any time from within the Reports section of SafetyNet by the owner of the report.

What is the difference between the History and Report sections?

The History section shows all the searches that were performed by the end-user, including searches that didn’t result in generated reports. The Report section contains all of the reports that were generated by the end-user.

Subscription

What's the difference between the plans?

All plans include SafetyNet Lite. SafetyNet EDD and SafetyNet EDD Enterprise Plans includes the EDD search capabilities, but SafetyNet EDD Enterprise also comes with dedicated server(s) in the cloud as well as a private copy of SafetyNet EDD. SafetyNet EDD Enterprise is able to include an organization’s digital files in an EDD search. SafetyNet Safe City is designed specifically for law enforcement organizations and the military. It includes SafetyNet EDD Enterprise bundled with Facial Search and Visualize Connections. SafetyNet Developer allows 3rd party applications to have API access to SafetyNet EDD. For more details go to our Plans page.

Can I change my plan?

Yes, but you will need to contact our Customer Support Team.

Can I cancel my subscription?

Yes, you can cancel your subscription from within the Plan Details page. Once you select this option a Customer Service Agent will contact you to process the cancellation.

Account

Can I change my phone number?

Yes, under the Username and Contact Info section you can change your phone number. Note that each time you change the phone number on your account we will need to re-verify it for security reasons.

What channels of support do you offer?

We offer email, live chat, and video conference support to all our valued customers.

How can I contact your Customer Support?

You can contact Customer Support free of charge via the Live Chat app at the bottom right of all pages within SafetyNet.ai.

How can I sign up for a new account?

You can sign up for a new account via our Sales Department by clicking here

Why do I have to wait before my account gets activated?

For security reasons, we verify all our customers to ensure that only you can get access to your data. Once the verification process is completed, your account will be activated.

Can I share my account with others?

Your account is personal, the information shouldn’t be shared with any other person.

Where can I find your terms of service?

You can find all the information about our Terms and Conditions here