Thursday Quick-hit Podcast: John Pizzuro

Introducing OSMOSIS Speaker John Pizzuro Get a sneak peak at the upcoming OSMOSIScon Globalcast session with John Pizzuro, Commander of a Regional Internet Crimes against Children Task Force. This week, John sits down with PI Perspectives’ podcast host Matthew Spaier to discuss his upcoming conference session, Social Engineering. John’s work in neuroscience has provided him […]

Thursday Quick-hit Podcast: Nicholas Finnberg

Introducing OSMOSIS Speaker Nicholas Finnberg Get a sneak peak at the upcoming OSMOSIScon Globalcast session with Nicholas Finnberg, an Open Source Specialist at Authentic8. This week, Nicholas sits down with PI Perspectives’ podcast host Matthew Spaier to discuss his upcoming conference session, Combining Dark Web Data and Open Source Intelligence. Nicholas will highlight the best […]

Thursday Quick-hit Podcast: Justin Seitz

Introducing OSMOSIS Speaker Justin Seitz Get a sneak peak at the upcoming OSMOSIScon Globalcast session with Justin Seitz, co-founder Dark River Systems Inc., a Canadian security and intelligence company. This week, Justin sits down with PI Perspectives’ podcast host Matthew Spaier to discuss his upcoming conference session, NO-SINT: Capital Markets and the Future of Investigations. […]

Thursday Quick-hit Podcast: Brian Pate

Introducing OSMOSIS Speaker Brian Pate Get a sneak peak at the upcoming OSMOSIScon Globalcast session with Babel Street’s SVP Brian Pate! As a graduate of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and several advanced military courses, Brian Pate’s global cyberspace expertise will definitely be a highlight of the conference. This week, Brian sits down with […]

Thursday Quick-hit Podcast: Micah Hoffman

Introducing OSMOSIS Speaker Micah Hoffman Get a sneak peak at the upcoming OSMOSIScon Globalcast session with Micah Hoffman! Known to many as moderator of The OSINT Curious Project, Micah shares session tidbits with host Matthew Spaier on this new podcast episode of PI Perspectives. His topic for the conference is Revealing the Hidden Surface Web, […]

OSMOSIS 2020 Goes Virtual

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 15, 2020 Contact: Paul Atkinson Phone: 973.706.7525 Email: paul@hetheringtongroup.com  Registration Opens Key to Joining Pre-Conference OSINT Virtual Community (Wanaque, NJ) Today, the OSMOSIS Institute announced that due to ongoing COVID-19 threats to public health and safety, the 6th Annual OSMOSIScon, previously scheduled to be held in San Diego, will be conducted […]

OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors Calls for Nominations for OSMOSIScon 2020 Open Source Awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 15, 2020 Contact: Paul Atkinson, Phone: 973.706.7525 Email: paul@hetheringtongroup.com OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors Calls for Nominations for OSMOSIScon 2020 Open Source Awards (Wanaque, NJ) The OSMOSIS Institute Board of Advisors is pleased to announce a call for nominations for the first annual OSMOSIS Open Source Awards. The awards will be […]

Cyber Investigations: Follow the Money

If you grew weary of the American presidential campaign of 2016, you’re in for a bumpy ride in 2020. From now until November, it will be hard to read any newspaper or watch a news program without hearing about the battle between Candidate X and Candidate Y. What does this mean for investigators? Unlike public funding […]

How to Track down Images & People with OSINT Tools

As OSINT investigators, we need to be aware of the hundreds of social media platforms connecting millions of users daily. Some platforms, such as Facebook, require a real-life person to be associated with a personal account. Others, such as Instagram and Twitter, can be created in minutes, and a user can hide behind a made-up handle like […]

Reviewing OSINT Tools for Deep Social Searches

New Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) tools pop up all the time. Keeping up with them is becoming a job in itself. Every research resource needs a regular review: Is it still offering up the best information for professional needs? This week, we briefly enter the world of Google to find a user’s nickname and then […]