Python is the Future of OSINT – How to Stay Ahead

Introduction The future of the non-tech savvy OSINT professional is over.  The internet has become far too vast for an individual to collect manually and it will only continue to grow at an exponential pace.  This is my thesis, but I don't claim to be an expert on the trend nor do I believe this … Continue reading Python is the Future of OSINT – How to Stay Ahead

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Using OSINT to help build the OSINT community on Twitter

Introduction One of my main missions is to help create a bridge between the 'old school' OSINT community and the infosec recon community.  OSINT has started to gain traction in the infosec community, but there's still a bit of a communication gap.  Private investigators and intelligence analysts aren't exactly communicating with penetration testers and DFIR … Continue reading Using OSINT to help build the OSINT community on Twitter

Control the Code, Control the World

I've just finished reading the third chapter of Future Crimes by Marc Goodman titled Moore's Outlaws.  It essentially outlines the exponential growth of technology and the exponential risk that comes along with it.  It talks about how crime of scale is starting to become mainstream and accessible to anyone.  Here's a bit of insight based … Continue reading Control the Code, Control the World

Improved Cyber Security Can Reduce Physical Threats

I've now moved into the second chapter of Future Crimes by Marc Goodman which digs deeper into the escalating threat in the cyber realm.  Goodman speaks to the vulnerability of critical infrastructure, such as trains and airports, to cyber threats.  He unpacks a long list of examples where teenagers or seemingly amateur actors were able to … Continue reading Improved Cyber Security Can Reduce Physical Threats