Search: The Future of OSINT [is M4IS2-Multinational]

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The future of OSINT is M4IS2.

The future of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is Multinational, Multifunctional, Multidisciplinary, Multidomain Information-Sharing & Sense-Making (M4IS2).

The following, subject to the approval of Executive and Congressional leadership, are suggested hueristics (rules of thumb):

Rule 1: All Open Source Information (OSIF) goes directly to the high side (multinational top secret) the instant it is received at any level by any civilian or military element responsive to global OSINT grid.  This includes all of the contextual agency and mission specific information from the civilian elements previously stove-piped or disgarded, not only within the US, but ultimately within all 90+ participating nations.

Rule 2: In return for Rule 1, the US IC agrees that the Department of State (and within DoD, Civil Affairs) is the proponent outside the wire, and the sharing of all OSIF originating outside the US IC is at the discretion of State/Civil Affairs without secret world caveat or constraint.  OSIF collected by US IC elements is NOT included in this warrant.

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2002 Moore (US) & Krizan (US) Core Competencies for Intelligence Analysts

Analysis, Historic Contributions

David Moore & Lisa Krizan
David Moore & Lisa Krizan

Golden Candle Award: Mr. David Moore and Ms. Lisa Krizan, National Security Agency, USA

OSS ’02: For their personal commitment to nurturing intelligence education and the craft of intelligence analysis, in part by studying, defining, and then promulgating “best practices” from both within the government and from the external private sector.

2002 OSINT 101: Basic Training in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

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Training Bjore OSINT 101: Sense-Making

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Training Black OSINT 101: Desktop Tools for Smart People

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Training Chester OSINT 101: NATO Lessons Learned

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Training Henk OSINT 101 Respecting the Cultural Dimension: Intelligence and Africa

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Training Hock OSINT 101: Overview of the World of Information

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Training Hohhof OSINT 101: Competitive Intelligence Analysis Tools & Web-Sites

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Training Klavans & Ashton OSINT 101: Technology Mapping with Open Sources of Information

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Training Lee OSINT 101: Geospatial Information Sources

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Training Manwaring OSINT 101: Intelligence & Asymmetric Warfare

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Training Marshall PSINT 101: OSINT and Global Hotspots

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Training Moore & Krizan OSINT 101: Core Analytic Competencies

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Training Smith OSINT 101: Internet and Commercial Online Exploitation