Robert Steele: OSINT Garbage — Pure Scam Plays

CIA and DoD have done a fine job of killing the OSINT baby and posturing over its digital entrails all these years.  The below market report sums up the state of this cesspool — all crap.  Digital scams spending money on a tiny fraction of the information because — like the drunk looking for the …

Stephen E. Arnold: DARPA AI Contract Goes to BAE – Robert Steele: BAE AI OSINT Is A Sucking Chest Wound

DARPA AI Contract Goes to BAE We have been waiting for this announcement, but anyone rooting for a startup to snag this DARPA contract will be disappointed. Digital Battlespace reports, “DARPA Awards Machine Learning Analytics Contract to BAE Systems.” Yes, they went with the big, established, and experienced firm. The machine learning analytics services project …

Arno Reuser: 2020 OSINT Training in Amsterdam

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is so much more then just browsing the World Wide Web. Our training programme aims to share the unique Reuser’s OSINT Methodology to do open source research in a planned, systematic and structured way to find open source information that you would otherwise never find.  Courses in March, June, September, December …

Steven Aftergood: CIA Closes Down OSINT, Commission Objects

Improved Access to Open Source Intelligence Urged Congress should require the Director of National Intelligence to make open source intelligence more widely available, the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission recommended in its latest annual report. Last June, the former OpenSource.gov web portal was “decommissioned.” Its contents were transferred to classified or restricted networks that are mostly …

Berto Jongman: Twitter Suspends Several “OSINT” Accounts, Censorship Being Attributed to Foreign Government Demands

Concerned users worry as Twitter suspends several ‘OSINT’ news accounts Users feared that censorship or targeted complaints by a foreign government had resulted in the suspension. Phi Beta Iota: The Zionists used embedded Anti-Defamation League (ADL) “trusted flaggers,” their own hidden code buried in each system, and large numbers of trolls to achieve their censorship …

Robert Steele: Columbia Journalism Review Guide to OSINT (1% of It)

A Guide to Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Michael Edison Hayden Columbia Journalism Review Introduction | One: The Difference between Open and Closed Networks | Two: Searching the Open Web | Three: Verifying the Authenticity of Social Media Accounts | Four: Verifying Images and Videos | Five: Exploring Fringe Websites | Six: Using Archives, Saving Your …

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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is about knowing who knows and being able to formulate a requirement, collect in all languages and mediums against that requirement, process and analyze the totality of the information collected, and deliver a “bubble gum card” answer to a decision-maker with less than three minutes to digest the decision-support.  Information is …