The History of OSMOSIS


OSMOSIS 2019 – Orlando, Florida


OSMOSIS 2018 – Las Vegas, Nevada

Emcee: Allan Bachman

Brian Allen – Enterprise Security Risk Management: Using Risk Principles to Define Your Role and Guide a Proper Output
Angela Aufmuth – Following the Digital Footprints: NCMEC’s Use of OSINT in Child Sex Trafficking Cases
Don Colcolough – Anonymization and De-Anonymization – Proactive OSINT Tools and Techniques
Andrew Fordred – Dirty Business: Exposing Them With A Little Help From Some Friends
Cynthia Hetherington & Cynthia Navarro – Practical OSINT: Protecting Yourself Online
Eric Huber – Virtual Currency Investigations
Andrew Lewman – Introduction to Darknets
Kirby Plessas – Charting a Dark Web Investigation – Mapping Out the Darkness
Anthony Reyes – OSINT Forensics
Andrew Rudd – Open Social Intelligence and Cyber-Related Information in Anti-Money Laundering Investigations
Amber Schroader – IoT Devices Untapped Digital Intelligence


OSMOSIS 2017 – Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

Jeff Bedser – Something Dark: Peering Into The Dark Web
Mike Dores – Public Records for Skiptracing & Asset Location
Cynthia Hetherington – On the Lighter Side: Ethics in Open Source Investigations
Josh Huff – OSINT Techniques for Social Media Investigations
Johnny Long – What is the Hacking Community?
Chad Los Schumacher – Beyond Whois: Connecting the Digital Dots
Kirby Plessas- Advanced Methodology for Website Link Analysis
Paul Raffile – OSINT in Corporate Security
Amber Schroader – Smartphone Data & Using it in Your Investigation
Emmanuelle Welch – Hacking the Meet-up and Hook-up Apps


OSMOSIS 2016 – Anaheim, California

Michael Bazzell – New OSINT Strategies, Thinking Outside the Box
Jeff Neithercutt – Tactical Hacking and Social Media
Marcy Phelps – Online Sources and Strategies for Due Diligence Investigations
Eli Rosenblatt – Beyond the Big Four, Digging Deeper into New and Emerging Social Networks
Ethan Wall – Social Media and the Law


OSMOSIS 2015 – Las Vegas, Nevada

Michael Bazzell – Covert Searching on Social Media
Jeff Bedser – New Tech Tools in Social Media
Nicole Bocra – Asset Investigations and Social Media
Cynthia Hetherington – Who’s afraid of the Dark Web?
Michele Stuart – Cellular Open Sources as a Tool for Investigators
David Toddington – International Social Media Investigation
Ethan Wall – Social Media and the Law
Steve Wiideman – Information Weapons Managing Online Reputation in Search Engine Results