Five Years in OSINT: Reflections on Professional Growth in a Fast-Changing Field

Five Years in OSINT: Reflections on Professional Growth in a Fast-Changing Field

By Sandy MacKay | Jan 11, 2024 4:44:17 PM

Have you ever heard people say, “if you know, you know; and if you don’t, you don’t"? OSINT (open-source intelligence) is kind of like that.

The Significance of AI and ML in OSINT to Human Investigators

The Significance of AI and ML in OSINT to Human Investigators

By Nico Dekens / Nov 29, 2023 7:53:00 AM

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) excel in processing vast amounts of data swiftly. During open-source intelligence (OSINT) investigations, you almost always gather information...

ShadowDragon OSINT Podcast Recap: Season 2, Episode 4

ShadowDragon OSINT Podcast Recap: Season 2, Episode 4

By Daniel Clemens / Aug 29, 2023 10:08:48 AM

In the fourth episode of season 2 of the ShadowDragon podcast, CEO Daniel Clemens, CTO Elliott Anderson, and Director of Intelligence and Innovation Collection Nico Dekens (aka Dutch OSINT Guy) sat...

Reflections on RSA Conference 2023: OSINT and Beyond

Reflections on RSA Conference 2023: OSINT and Beyond

By Daniel Clemens / Jun 5, 2023 10:19:39 AM

Now a few weeks removed and recovered from the chaos of the RSA Conference, I wanted to share my thoughts on the 2023 event (the bad and the good). As we look ahead to the rest of the year, the event...

ShadowDragon Commentary: OSINT vs Classified Secrets

ShadowDragon Commentary: OSINT vs Classified Secrets

By Daniel Clemens / Apr 11, 2023 4:40:00 PM

In a recentopinion piece for The Cipher Brief, Gregory Sims, former CIA Clandestine Service for over thirty years, including multiple field tours as Chief and Deputy Chief of CIA stations, shared his...

The Impact of Bad Energy Policy on Cybercrime

The Impact of Bad Energy Policy on Cybercrime

By Daniel Clemens / Mar 29, 2023 8:30:00 AM

Daniel Clemens, Founder & CEO, ShadowDragon Is climate change the cause of higher energy prices? Likely not. That being said, there is common confusion surrounding energy policy and basic economics....

OSINT Observations from ShadowDragon Experts: Moldova

OSINT Observations from ShadowDragon Experts: Moldova

By Nico Dekens / Mar 15, 2023 6:25:33 PM

Nico Dekens, Director of Intelligence and Innovation Collection, ShadowDragon

You Want to Build a Platform? ..... What Platform Should I Use?

You Want to Build a Platform? ..... What Platform Should I Use?

By Daniel Clemens / Aug 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM

The echo’s of investors had started the buzz of the need for new investigative / intelligence platforms a great deal more than there had been in the past few years. The buzz will only gain more...

Bad moods = Bad decisions

Bad moods = Bad decisions

By Elliott Anderson / Aug 25, 2019 12:00:00 AM

As a developer and OSINT investigator, I often come across other investigators that are researching a target online and have “hit a wall,” so to speak. “I’ve hit a dead-end, I can’t figure anything...

The Cyber Crime Chronicles: The Cyber Criminal

The Cyber Crime Chronicles: The Cyber Criminal

By Daniel Clemens / Jun 2, 2016 12:00:00 AM

Perhaps the most nefarious, these attackers are driven almost exclusively by financial gain. These criminals typically target personal and corporate systems, and range in skill from Nigerian 419...

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