open-source intelligence


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open-source intelligence

Information of potential intelligence value that is available to the general public. Also called OSINT. See also intelligence.
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• Key topics include: open-source intelligence gathering, cyber warfare, C2, operational use of social media, campaign effectiveness and more
In the FY2006 the Defense Authorization Act Congress found that the Intelligence Community "has not expanded its exploitation efforts and systems to produce open-source intelligence," and directed DOD to prepare a plan for funding a "robust" open source intelligence capability under the oversight of the Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence.
Mozersky was there to report on the progress of the negotiations for the International Crisis Group, one of the new open-source intelligence gathering organizations that have emerged in the last 10 years to analyze the world's trouble spots.
CMP Media (Manhasset, NY) has begun the production of TheOpenEnterprise.com, a new Web site that is designed to provide open-source intelligence and information for enterprise IT organizations.
Open-source intelligence is an intelligence discipline and may only be conducted by intelligence professionals because of the authorities and restrictions placed upon intelligence personnel in Executive Order 12333, United States Intelligence Activities, DOD 5240.1-R, Procedures Governing the Activities of DOD Intelligence Components That Affect United States Persons, Army Directive 2016-37, U.S.
With automation and machine-to-machine interaction, ABI can bridge the gaps between the virtual stovepipes our human intelligence (HUMINT), signals intelligence (SIGINT), geospatial intelligence (GEOINT), measurement and signatures intelligence (MASINT), and even open-source intelligence (OSINT) have become.
Washington rushed to blame Damascus based on open-source intelligence, while the Syrian government strongly denied responsibility for the attack.
- Developing new enterprise systems to compliment the rise of big data analytics and open-source intelligence gathering
The AJP-2 series, currently consisting of six AJPs, is potentially expanding to include doctrine on signals intelligence, imagery intelligence, measurement and signature intelligence, open-source intelligence, and collection coordination and intelligence requirements management.
(7) Open-source intelligence, or that which is collected through sources available to the general public globally, while long a tool of foreign intelligence-oriented agencies, has become relatively more important in the post-Cold War era.
* Second--An evaluation of lessons learned from the application of intelligence support to contemporary UW operations--Human intelligence (HUMINT), signals intelligence (SIGINT), and open-source intelligence (OSINT) are expounded upon.