IKANOW is an American data analytics company based in Reston, Virginia that harvests and analyzes structured and unstructured data. Founded in 2010, while doing intelligence work in Afghanistan and Iraq, IKANOW created an open analytics platform using open source technologies. IKANOW also performs threat analytics to help organizations assess their current risk levels, provide security, and increase situational awareness. According to SC Magazine, a magazine for IT security professionals, leveraging analytics platforms such as IKANOW's creates intelligence that security leaders can use in their decision platform. IKANOW provides analytical services regarding cyber security to Fortune 500 companies, service providers, and government agencies.