Practitioner Committee Proposes Mediums of PAI Document
2/1/2023 7:30:00 AM
The Practitioner Committee released a proposed mediums of publicly available information document today in the member portal (which begins a 30-day member comment period). Comments received will be reviewed by the committee and a final set of definitions posted to the OSINT Foundation website.
Intelligence After Next: Surveillance Technologies Are Imbedded Into The Fabric Of Modern Life - The IC Must Respond
1/17/2023 8:00:00 AM
Short white paper by MITRE regarding the national security implications of AdTech - very approachable discussion with a call for a comprehensive response strategy by the Intelligence Community.
CONTRACT OPPORTUNITY: Blue OSINT
1/9/2023 7:00:00 AM
The U.S. Government recognizes that open-source data is an underutilized resource in advancing science and technology (S&T) dominance. The Department of Defense (DoD) seeks access to this specialized S&T OSINT expertise in order to develop a complete picture of adversarial S&T, and to ensure that relevant sources of OSINT information are applied to this challenge. Responses due by January 12th.
OSINT Foundation on Cognitive Crucible Podcast
1/5/2023 8:00:00 AM
Our thanks to the Information Professionals Association for reaching out to us about participating in the Cognitive Crucible podcast. We appreciate the opportunity to discuss our discipline and, in particular, to offer two research questions for future inquiry.
Flashpoint Silver Sponsor of the OSINT Foundation
1/3/2023 8:00:00 AM
The OSINT Foundation is pleased to announce that Flashpoint has partnered with us as a Silver Level Sponsor.
OSINT Foundation Establishes Scholarship Fund
12/19/2022 8:00:00 AM
As part of our strategic goal to develop the practitioner community, we are happy to announce that the Foundation, has established a scholarship fund. The Foundation's leadership has committed up to $2,000 in matching funds for all donations made to the Fund between now and the end of the year! Please consider making an end of year contribution - your gift will have double the impact during this match challenge.
Seasons Greetings From The OSINT Foundation
12/16/2022 8:00:00 AM
The OSINT Foundation would like to thank our members, corporate sponsors, and followers for their support and encouragement as we complete our first quarter of operations. We wish you all a joyful holiday season and a very happy New Year!
Skilling Awarded Inaugural Waller IC OSINT Practitioner Award
12/14/2022 8:00:00 AM
The OSINT Foundation is pleased to announce that Matthew Skilling is the inaugural recipient of the LTC Ed Waller Intelligence Community OSINT Practitioner of the Year award.
OSINT Foundation Awards Are In!
12/12/2022 8:00:00 AM
The inaugural IC OSINT awards have arrived and they look amazing. We are working with the relevant governmental public affairs offices to coordinate the presentations for this year’s winners. For next year we are planning more awards and an awards banquet in November!
OSINT Foundation Launches Tradecraft Committee
12/5/2022 7:00:00 AM
Today, the OSINT Foundation launched the Tradecraft Committee, which is tasked with evaluating, documenting, and promulgating OSINT tradecraft best practices.
OSINT Definitions Document Released
11/28/2022 8:00:00 AM
Today the OSINT Foundation announces the publication of our authoritative document on open-source intelligence (OSINT) definitions. This document supports our strategic goals of formalizing the OSINT discipline’s tradecraft and establishing professional certifications.
Recorded Future Gold Sponsor of the OSINT Foundation
11/14/2022 8:00:00 AM
The OSINT Foundation is pleased to announce that Recorded Future has partnered with us as a Gold Level Sponsor.
A Dozen Years of Little CUI Progress
11/7/2022 8:00:00 AM
An ignominious milestone in the lack of progress with regards to revamping the old FOUO/SBU framework. The current state of affairs is both deeply frustrating but also impedes the IC’s OSINT efforts, particularly when it comes to widest dissemination of OSINT products. The Intelligence and National Security Alliance report on the CUI program is well worth the read.
OSINT Foundation President Briefs Defense Intelligence Alumni Association
11/1/2022 8:00:00 AM
OSINT Foundation President Barbara Alexander spoke at the Defense Intel Alumni Association Forum about the mission and activities of the Foundation. She provided an overview of the Foundation since its launch, fielded questions about OSINT generally, and encouraged DIAA members to check us out.
We are pleased to announce the IC OSINT Advocate Award has been named after Dr. Joseph Markowitz. The award recognizes recognizes the U.S. Intelligence Community senior leader who has greatly advanced the OSINT discipline. Dr. Joseph Markowitz served as the first Director of the Community Open Source Program Office (COSPO) and dramatically advanced the Intelligence Community's OSINT capabilities.