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IST Research Acquires Data Intelligence Software Company Rescue Forensics

01 December 2016

IST Research, which creates and offers proven technology to address human security challenges, today announced its acquisition of Rescue Forensics, a Y Combinator-funded analytical platform and a leading intelligence solution for law enforcement, prosecutors and intelligence analysts. The announcement was made by Ryan Paterson, founder and CEO, IST Research. Read more...

IST Research Named To Inc. 5000 of Fastest Growing Companies

19 August 2016

IST Research, developers of the Pulse Platform used to address global human security issues, has landed on the 2016 Inc 5000 list. The Fredericksburg, VA-based company debuted at number 1,221 on the 35th edition of Inc. magazine’s annual list of fastest-growing private companies in the United States with 318 percent growth in sales over the past three years. Read more...

Memex Tool Invaluable To San Francisco District Attorneys Office

14 June 2016

Two years ago, IST Research was selected to lead two critical technical areas of the DARPA Memex program, with the mission to develop next generation of search technologies and revolutionize the discovery, organization and presentation of search results. From the outset, counter human trafficking efforts have been a primary focus of the team’s work. These efforts have resulted in relationships throughout the law enforcement and legal communities as those organizations have worked to improve the sophistication and effectiveness of their investigations. Read more...

What We Do Matters

16 February 2016

A few weeks ago, I sent out an email to the entire company about some things that had been on my mind about what we do, what we’re trying to accomplish, and who we are really working for. Still, today, these feelings are brewing inside me, and continue to drive IST’s activities on a daily basis. I think it was a combination of my trip to Grace Farms to talk about human trafficking, the Memex quarterly, the events in Paris and San Bernardino, and a recent trip to New York. I am rarely at a loss for words nor do I usually have trouble speaking my mind, but this was different. It wasn't angst, it wasn't excitement, and it wasn't fear... it was something different. Read more...

IST Research Selected as a Finalist in Partnership for Freedom Tech Challenge

02 February 2016

On February 1, 2016 IST was selected as a one of five finalists in the Partnership for Freedom’s “Rethink Supply Chains” tech challenge. The challenge aims to combat labor trafficking with innovative approaches from the technology industry, specifically focused on solutions to eliminate labor trafficking in global supply chains. Read more...