osint public conversations

19 May: The Hidden and Visible Elements of OSINT: Part 2

There is a lot out there in terms of public conversations. People use the Internet to communicate everything, even beyond the boundaries of what is often acceptable in regular society. OSINT investigators will want to capture all conversations and interactions surrounding an event for a threat actor they are investigating.
osint investigation techniques

30 Apr: OSINT Success: Efficacy While Remaining Legal and Ethical

What was once the domain of highly specialized teams even half a decade ago, the collection and utilization of OSINT data as a function of security is now becoming a critical component of overall threat intelligence for both corporate and cybersecurity teams. With this rise in priority has come the expansion of teams and an influx of new OSINT practitioners.
digital intelligence for facility protection

29 Jan: Facility Protection with Both Eyes Open Using Media Sonar

What does situational awareness have to do with facility protection? Facility protection involves protecting physical spaces. This is traditionally accomplished by controlling access and monitoring the physical space for threats. Security personnel observe people, and their behaviors, to inform what actions need to be taken at any given moment. The responses tend to be more reactive than proactive because you must rely on what you see to dictate what to do.

14 Jan: Gathering Risk Intelligence For Your Facilities

For physical security professionals managing safety and security risks to locations and facilities, this might involve access control, camera systems, or even drones. But consider this: The Internet is undeniably where people go to communicate. An offensive approach using Internet chatter and data from social media, news, blogs, and the Dark Web is necessary to mitigate risks to human lives and protect brand interests.