Review: Open Source Intelligence Analysis: A Methodological Approach (Paperback)

3 Star, Best Practices in Management, Information Operations, Information Technology, Intelligence (Commercial), Intelligence (Public)
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3.0 out of 5 stars Well-Intentioned, Disconnected, Over-Priced, Wrong Focus
December 11, 2009

Selma Tekir

While encouraging from a multinational point of view, this offering is so disconnected from the twenty one years of effort by thousands of other multinational pioneers, and so terribly over-priced (84 pages for $54? Get real) that we must caution potential purchasers.For a review of Multinational Multiagency Multidisciplinary Multidomain Information-Sharing and Sense-Making (M4IS2) offerings from 1992-2006 visit Phi Beta Iota the Public Intelligence Blog.

The NATO Open Source Handbook, NATO Open Source Reader, and NATO’s Intelligence Exploitation of the Internet remain the three standard training documents, and all are free online.

2009 Handbook Online for Internet Tools and Resources for Creating Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) by Dr. Ran Hock, Chief Training Officer, Online Strategies, Inc. remains the best private sector offering.

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