Finding a Way Through the Dark (Data)
It’s been recently said that data is the new oil. However, whilst gasoline is accessible and easily obtained from gas stations, the same cannot be said for data. Many organizations have tried to exploit data themselves, recognizing it as a valuable asset, however, entire industries have been created to assist companies to locate, gather, and assess…Continue Reading
Knowledge is Power: OSINT and the Art of Law
In conflict environments, characterized by uncertainty and complexity, knowledge is power. Successful campaign strategy depends on understanding, controlling, and dominating the environment through actionable intelligence.Continue Reading
6 Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Applications for Your Business
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) tools, like Skopenow, aggregate and analyze publicly available information from the open web-based on a specific search. Using an OSINT tool is a great way to streamline your intelligence collection process for use in many investigative applications.Continue Reading
Reducing Insurance Fraud Using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is the aggregation and analysis of publicly available information for intelligence purposes. This applies to many industries, including global security, human resources, commercial underwriting, and private investigation.Continue Reading
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT): What Is It?
“Information does not have to be secret to be valuable,” says the CIA’s website on Open Source Intelligence. The internet is a huge place, with over 500 million tweets sent and four petabytes of data created on Facebook every single day.Continue Reading
Fake News: Challenges and Solutions Using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
A major challenge for OSINT is the spread of fake news. Fake news, by definition, is information packaged to look legitimate but has little or no truth to it. Its danger lies in its use of sensationalist language meant to appeal to its audience’s emotions so that they are led to believe and, more importantly, spread it. Most fake news is first…Continue Reading
Skopenow will be heading to the 3rd Osmosiscon!
OSMOSIS brings together North America’s most recognized social media and open source investigative practitioners. In a 3-day conference, experts will be on hand to offer training on the latest cellular and desktop social media investigations and open source searching, while remaining discreet and protecting your own identity. This event will bring you…Continue Reading