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

OSINT – Can Law Enforcement Detect Radicalization Before an Individual Turns Violent?

Homeland Security Today.US – November 18, 2015

Can law enforcement detect radicalization before an individual turns violent? It’s complex, but certainly possible for savvy law enforcement and intelligence officials to detect signals early on with the […]


OSINT – Britain to hire 1,900 more spies to combat Islamic State militants

Reuters – November 16, 2015

Britain will increase its intelligence agency staff by 15 percent and more than double spending on aviation security to defend against Islamist militants plotting attacks from Syria, Prime Minister David Cameron […]


OSINT – New commercial GEOINT strategy emphasizes greater persistence, advanced analytics

NGA.mil – October 26, 2015

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency announced today its commercial GEOINT strategy which outlines the agency’s plans to deliver commercial geospatial intelligence products and services to customers by leveraging greater persistence from its […]


OSINT – Inside the CIA’s new Digital Directorate

FCW – October 1, 2015

The Central Intelligence Agency took a significant step into the digital age with the official launch of its Directorate for Digital Innovation (DDI), a bureau devoted to giving officers around the […]


OSINT: Open sources that traditional search leaves behind

According to the daily stats at WorldWideWebsize.com, last month, Google indexed just under 47 billion web pages. While that sounds like a lot, it’s really only a fraction of what is actually available on the […]


Ask the experts: Why OSINT?

The power of open source intelligence (OSINT) for government and corporate intelligence, competitive insight and overall decision making cannot be overstated. But don’t take our word for it. Here’s what three experts had to say […]

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