OSINT is a method for acquiring, monitoring and analzying intelligence in the form of data and information from publicly available sources.

OSINT – US intelligence chief: we might use the internet of things to spy on you

The Guardian – Feb 9, 2016

The US intelligence chief has acknowledged for the first time that agencies might use a new generation of smart household devices to increase their surveillance capabilities.

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OSINT – Agencies directed to use social media in security clearance reviews

Federal News Radio – December 28, 2015

The Director of National Intelligence will soon ask agencies to use additional sources of information when periodically reviewing their security clearance holders, according to a provision slipped into the 2016 omnibus […]


OSINT – US military reveals it hopes to use artificial intelligence to create cybersoldiers

Mailonline – December 15, 2015

The US military has revealed its plans for artificial intelligence on the battlefield – but admits enemies are already ahead of it.

It hopes AI will power everything from cybersoldiers to the […]


OSINT – Social media companies step up battle against militant propaganda

Reuters – December 7, 2015

Facebook, Google and Twitter are stepping up efforts to combat online propaganda and recruiting by Islamic militants, but the Internet companies are doing it quietly to avoid the perception that they […]


OSINT – Canada’s National Police Force Launching Cybercrime Unit

Gadgets 360 – December 3, 2015

Canada’s national police force said on Wednesday it would create a team of cybercrime investigators to fight hacking attacks on the federal government and other major targets.

Canada has seen a […]


OSINT – EU agencies boost Europol powers to fight terrorism and cyber crime

ComputerWeekly.com – December 1, 2015

EU police agency Europol is to get new powers to step up efforts to fight terrorism, cyber crime and other crime. Europol said the powers will enable a faster response and […]

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