Project Description

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Def. ‘Open-source’ refers to data and information readily available to the general public from ‘open sources’, without any access permissions or specialised tools. Such information is then used in an intelligence context.

“OSINT is produced from publicly available information that is collected, exploited, and disseminated in a timely manner to an appropriate audience for the purpose of addressing a specific intelligence requirement.” —  U.S. Director of National Intelligence & the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD).