Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) - What It Is and How to Use It

Open-source intelligence (OSINT) is the collection and analysis of publicly available information to answer specific questions and solve problems. The U.S. Department of Defense defines OSINT as intelligence that is produced from publicly available information and is collected, exploited, and disseminated in a timely manner to an appropriate audience for the purpose of addressing a specific intelligence requirement. OSINT can be used for a variety of purposes, including security, business, investigations, and public policy. ...

June 4, 2023