OSINT: The Promise for InvestigatorsCyber Expert John Walker on How to Leverage Open Source Intelligence
We know that cybercriminals and even nation-states are taking advantage of the clues we leave behind in our digital footprints. How can investigators and researchers take advantage of this same open source intelligence for a positive outcome? Former U.K. Royal Air Force investigator John Walker discusses the perils and promise of OSINT.
In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Security Summit: London, Walker discusses:
- The nature of open source intelligence;
- How it is currently being leveraged by police investigators;
- The promise of OSINT in other use cases.
Walker is a visiting professor at the School of Science and Technology at Nottingham Trent University. He is on the advisory board of the Research Center in Cyber Security, University of Kent, and formerly was an investigator at the Royal Air Force Security/Investigations and Counter Intelligence Operations.