Upcoming Webinars

On-Demand Webinars

 

OSINT for Live Streaming Platforms

February 22, 2024 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

The next leap in OSINT is happening in the world of live streaming.

Learn from Skopenow's in-house expert, Steve Adams, as he explores the potential of live streaming communities for OSINT.

 

OSINT Workflows for Event Security

January 11, 2024 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Major events demand robust security. Explore OSINT's power in pre-event threat assessments, venue profiling, and real-time threat detection to ensure successful event security.

 

Considerations for Drafting and Implementing an OSINT Policy

December 14, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Discover the key components of an effective OSINT policy. Understand how it ensures compliance, guides decision-making, and streamlines internal processes for internet investigations. In this webinar, we'll review an OSINT policy template to outline the required content and explain how it protects the general public, organizations, and investigators.

 

Navigating Gaming and Gambling Sites for OSINT

November 16, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

In the online gaming and gambling world, criminal activities often flourish undetected. From fraud and money laundering to extremism and blackmail, these sites can be a breeding ground for illicit behavior. Join us for this educational session led by in-house investigations expert Steve Adams, where you will learn how to unlock the power of gaming and gambling site data.

 

OSINT Documentation: Capturing Intel and Evidence

October 31, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Master the ethical, lawful, and efficient capture, organization, and storage of internet-based evidence for investigations. In this session, we'll provide practical guidance and effective methodologies and tools for collecting evidence while maintaining a structured approach, ensuring you can maximize the value of OSINT by following proper documentation practices.

 
OSINT Live 2023

October 5, 2023 @ 9:00 AM (ET) View the Presentations

This event will showcase the impact and potential of OSINT for practitioners, executives, academics, and more across industries as varied as insurance, global security, law enforcement, government, private investigation, and investigative journalism.

 
Demystifying AI in the World of OSINT

September 28, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Explore the impact of artificial intelligence on criminal and security investigations. See how AI tools like ChatGPT revolutionize information processing and analysis for investigators. In this session, we will showcase how AI is shaping criminal activity and how investigators can empower themselves with AI.

 
Tracing Criminals' Assets through OSINT

August 30, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Uncover the assets of criminals by following the money trail. Learn OSINT techniques to track and expose properties, vehicles, and financial resources owned by individuals and companies using accessible public record sets.

 
Deriving Location Intelligence From OSINT Data

July 31, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Discover how to extract and utilize location data from web apps to track the historic and real-time movements of people, aid in locating fugitives and missing persons, and ensure event security and executive protection. Learn to manipulate location-based social media URLs and extract relevant content from fitness-tracking apps.

 
OSINT Tips & Techniques for Legal Investigations

May 30, 2023 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

This webinar will equip attorneys, paralegals, librarians, and researchers with the knowledge and tools necessary to navigate the complex world of publicly available information.

 
The State of OSINT

April 19, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

In this webinar, Skopenow’s Product Marketing Lead, Steve Adams, will be joined by Product Manager, Jake Rubenstein, and Global Security Lead, Joaquin Souberbielle, to discuss the report findings and what they mean for the industry.

 
Top Trends & Predictions in Open-Source Intelligence

March 14, 2023 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

In 2023, OSINT will continue to quickly evolve as investigators across a myriad of industries seek to disrupt crime, fraud, and threats. In this special webinar, Rob Douglas, Co-Founder & CEO of Skopenow, and Mark Turnage, Co-Founder & CEO of DarkOwl, share their insights on emerging threats and the latest OSINT tools and techniques to detect and prevent them.

 
Investigations on Emerging Platforms

February 28, 2023 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

With many social media users feeling fatigued by big tech, seeking decentralized and privacy-focused platforms, or pursuing an environment that suits their political beliefs, new social media platforms Cohost and Mastodon have taken the internet by storm and are acquiring new users quickly. To capture insights unique to these sources, OSINT investigators must introduce these platforms into their investigative workflow.

 
OPSEC: Maintaining Security and Protecting Privacy during OSINT Investigations

November 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

It is vital that investigators collecting information from the internet do so in a manner in accordance with the law, legislation, and organizational policies. Investigators must utilize an approach that achieves best practice, protecting sensitive investigative tactics, the integrity of any evidence gained, and honoring the rights of members of the public to privacy and family life. In this session, we’ll outline how investigators can perfect their hardware setup, useful browser extensions for OSINT, and best practice for creating covert (sock-puppet) accounts.

 
OSINT Investigations on Wedding Registry Sites

October 26, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Wedding Registry sites are platforms that enable engaged couples to create dedicated websites about their wedding and relationship, as well as lists of gifts that they want to share with their guests prior to the wedding. In this webinar, we’ll show how investigators can leverage Wedding Registry sites to learn more about their subject’s relationships, showing how to locate and extract content from these platforms.

 
OSINT Live!

September 15, 2022 @ 9:00 AM (ET) View the Recordings

This event will demonstrate the impact and possibilities of OSINT for practitioners and managers across numerous industries, including insurance, global security, law enforcement, government, private investigation, and investigative journalism.

 
OSINT Investigations on Image Hosting Platforms

August 17, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Image hosting sites enable users to easily upload and host images on the internet publicly, meaning owners and the general public can access them online. We’ll show tools and techniques that investigators can rely on to locate content on popular platforms like Flickr, Imgur, and Pinterest, showing you how to get the most value from each three of these platforms for your OSINT investigations.

 
Cryptocurrency and NFT OSINT Investigations

July 13, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Every year, criminals utilize cryptocurrencies and NFTs to facilitate billions of dollars of illicit activity. Criminals rely on cryptocurrencies to launder money flows, collect payments from frauds and cybercrimes, and as means of payment for illegal goods and services. We’ll demonstrate free tools to locate cryptocurrency and NFT content, identify anonymous wallet holders, and put a live value to a criminal's funds hidden in the blockchain.

 
OSINT Investigations on Social News Sites

June 15, 2022 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

Social news aggregation and discussion websites enable users to share and discuss content relating to any topic. Whilst the majority of content is legitimate and there are rules and moderators in place to control the content, these platforms have been used by criminals to share criminal techniques and discuss previous criminality. 

Investigations on social news aggregation sites enable investigators to detect emerging risks and to research subjects and their criminal methods. 

 
Browser-Based Messenger OSINT Techniques

May 25, 2022 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

Browser-based instant messaging apps provide users with end-to-end encrypted video calling, messaging, and file-sharing features. Browser-based instant messaging apps have been utilized by the criminal underworld to facilitate crimes, including terrorism, hacking, and the trade of stolen and illicit goods and services. 

Utilizing these platforms, investigators can research criminal groups, examine their messages, and evidentially capture their message history.

 
OSINT Investigations into Businesses

April 13, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

The internet provides a multitude of sources of publicly available information about businesses. Utilizing public directories, social media, historic data, and news articles, an investigator can establish a detailed background of a business and its employees. 

Business focussed investigations have proven vital to the prevention of crime, enabling research into businesses committing serious fraud and those being used as a front for organized crime. 

 
Geospatial OSINT Investigations

March 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Geospatial platforms enable investigators to research and map locations that are linked with criminality. Geospatial platforms can be used to view buildings, track the movement of criminals, calculate the distance between offenses, and identify crime hotspots.

 
Instant Messaging Apps & OSINT Investigations

February 16, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Multimedia instant messaging apps enable people to share pictures and videos with their social networks around the globe. Some multimedia instant messaging apps enable users to share content that self-destructs after a short period of time, making it inaccessible once viewed.

Self-destructing messages have afforded criminals an opportunity to advertise illicit goods for sale, like drugs and weapons, in a way that limits detection by law enforcement agencies. Billions of multimedia messages are sent via these services each day, with many available to the public.

 
Vehicle-Based OSINT Investigations

January 19, 2022 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

In the U.S, there are 287 million vehicles registered on the road, equating to roughly 872 vehicles per 1000 people. Similarly, in Great Britain, there are 39 million licensed vehicles, equating to roughly 600 vehicles per 1000 people. Vehicles are intrinsically linked to our way of life and are rarely found far from their owners, with infrastructure designed around their heavy use. Therefore, identifying the vehicle that the subject of an investigation owns, has access to, or is in possession of, can provide valuable insight into their current location.

 
OSINT Techniques for Video-Sharing Platforms

December 15, 2021 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

Video-sharing sites enable users to share and access user-uploaded videos globally. Video-sharing sites are some of the most visited websites in the world, with more than one billion monthly users who collectively watch more than one billion hours of videos each day.  Video-sharing sites have had a substantial impact on society, influencing pop culture, internet trends, and creating celebrity influencers. These sites have also been heavily criticized for facilitating the spread of misinformation, copyright issues, user privacy violation, censorship, and child endangerment.

 
OSINT Investigations on Crowdfunding Sites

November 17, 2021 @ 1:00 PM (ET) View the Webinar

Crowdfunding has enabled people and businesses to connect with others to raise money to pay bills, support charitable organizations, launch political campaigns, finance movies, and even bring remarkable products to the world. However, terrorist groups, conspiracy theorists, and fringe groups have used crowdfunding platforms to raise funds when other mainstream social media platforms have removed their content.

 
Image-Based OSINT Investigations

October 27, 2021 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

Images can provide a wealth of value to an OSINT investigation, they can show what a subject looks like, locations where the subject has been, and any vehicles used. Identifying this information can facilitate actions like surveillance or arrests, which would otherwise be reliant on text-based descriptions. Using search engines and free tools, investigators can utilize images to develop the intelligence picture, identify devices used to take images, identify where and when images were taken, and identify if a social media account belongs to a subject.

 
OSINT Investigations on Gettr

September 22, 2021 @ 11:00 AM (ET) View the Webinar

GETTR is the latest social media platform created to meet the demand for alternative platforms that limit censorship, following in the footsteps of Gab and Parler. GETTR is an alt-tech platform that is marketed directly at American Conservatives and is the brainchild of Jason Miller, previously the Senior Advisor to and spokesperson for President Trump. GETTR is self-described as “founded on the principles of free speech, independent thought and rejecting political censorship and “cancel culture”.

Why register for Skopenow's Webinar Series?

When you register for Skopenow's Webinar Series, you'll no longer need to sign up to individual webinars. We'll send you confirmations with calendar events two weeks before each webinar is scheduled. Additionally, you'll automatically receive the OSINT Guide for each event, as well as the on-demand video.

How many webinars are part of the series?

We generally host at least one webinar a month. As we add more, you'll automatically be registered.