Jan Herring, the first National Intelligence Officer for Science & Technology (NIO/S&T) is the father of Open Source Intelligence in the USA. Now retired, his baton has been picked up by Robert Steele, who took the campaign multinational. The history continuing resistance to what was originally Jan Herring’s lead is covered briefly in 2008 IJIC …
Jan Herring, then National Intelligence Officer (NIO) for Science & Technology (S&T) was the first modern OSINT pioneer, along with George Marling and other S&T analyts. After he retired he devleoped this triangle as part of his training offered via the Academy of Competitive Intelligence, still the best institution around.
Source Phi Beta Iota: This article, written in 2007, remains the standard in the field for both brevity and authoritativeness. Business Intelligence is data mining, not intelligence. Competitive Intelligence focuses on competitors and does not do 360 degree holistic analytics. The modern term for a full service program is Commercial Intelligence, which uses only open …
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Sir, The national security field as we define it does not include policy intelligence such as you seem to feel is needed for the twelve core policies that you identify — including local law enforcement — that are outside our “lane” called national security. I cannot change this but wonder if you have a comment.
Sir, A possible illustration seeking to relate OSINT to HUMINT particularly and other disciplines as well. Edit if needed please. Dear Colleague, You provided this illustration: