OSINT: A Thoughtfulness About the Advantages and Disadvantages of this Technique


OSINT, What is it? OSINT, acronym word from English Open Source Intelligence, refers to a set of techniques about collection of data of interest, raw at first sometimes, obtained through publicly available sources such as social networks, newspapers, magazines, blogs, forums, publications and commercial data, for example, that after further analysis, selection, specialized correlation and processing becomes information and knowledge of intelligence. It can be subdivided according to the sources consulted. When the data collected comes from people, it is called HUMINT, while when there is the use of the technique for image tracking, called IMINT. On the other hand, there are other sources that are not commonly imagined, such as movable and immovable (MASINT) and signal interception (SIGINT). OSINT History OSINT came from the necessity to capture information during the late 1930s with the advent of the beginning of the Second World War. During the conflict between nations, the....

April 28, 2023


Mariana Gouveia
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