This industry must-read tackles the crucial and wide-ranging topic of OSINT in law enforcement. Organized in four parts, the whitepaper covers the areas of digital forensics, social media investigations, deanonymization and crime-fighting in the digital underground. Finally, we discuss how open-source intelligence is making a revolutionary difference in these spheres, illustrating the various benefits with specific use cases.
With so many aspects of human interaction having migrated to the online realm, criminal activity has also become proportionally digitized. Whether it's for fraud, money laundering, theft, illicit trade, or radicalization, modern criminal actors are inevitably interfacing with the internet to achieve their ends. In this climate, OSINT tools and techniques have come to the fore as indispensable weapons in the fight against various forms of crime.