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Bear Hunting: Mitigating Russian Sanctions Risk with OSINT

By David Cook | April 3, 2024

Since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, the multilateral Russian Elites, Proxies, and Oligarchs (REPO) Task Force has immobilized approximately $300 billion worth of Central Bank assets. Russia will attempt to utilize individuals, entities, and alternative means of avoiding sanctions. Due diligence has never been more important for the private sector – and Open-Source […]

ShadowDragon Wins 2024 Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Award for Excellence in Global Open-Source Intelligence

By ShadowDragon / March 26, 2024

As a pioneer of open-source intelligence (OSINT) investigation tools dating back to 2009, ShadowDragon is honored by a recent award recognizing us as a transparent and reliable vendor that supports […]

ShadowDragon Enters Strategic Partnership with Collaboraite and Vestigo to Build Trust in OSINT

By ShadowDragon / March 26, 2024

Global leaders in open-source intelligence and operational security partner to foster trust in data and technology HOOVER, ALABAMA – March 4, 2024 – ShadowDragon™, a provider of ethical open-source intelligence […]

The (Un)hidden Threat: Child Grooming on Social Media

By ShadowDragon / March 25, 2024

Technative generations do not know life without the internet and even my one year old niece knows how to navigate a device. Whilst screen time can be good for learning […]

ShadowDragon Commentary: Rethinking Open-Source Intelligence for Security in Commercial Settings

By Jonathan Couch / March 25, 2024

Recently, ShadowDragon COO, Jonathan Couch, contributed an article to InfoSecurity Magazine on thepotential for open-source intelligence (OSINT) to bolster security efforts within the private sector. In thispiece, Couch reflects on […]

Five Years in OSINT: Reflections on Professional Growth in a Fast-Changing Field

By Sandy M / January 11, 2024

Have you ever heard people say, “if you know, you know; and if you don’t, you don’t”? OSINT (open-source intelligence) is kind of like that.

Stopping an Active Shooter with OSINT: How Publicly Available Information Becomes Actionable Intelligence

By Daniel Clemens / December 6, 2023

[First printed in the December 2023 edition of Security Technology] 

The Significance of AI and ML in OSINT to Human Investigators

By Nico Dekens / November 29, 2023

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) excel in processing vast amounts of data swiftly. During open-source intelligence (OSINT) investigations, you almost always gather information in overwhelming volumes. AI algorithms […]

Unleashing the Power of Social Media Analysis Tools in Investigations

By Sandy M / November 6, 2023

[Originally on Kaseware.com] In this fast-paced digital age, utilizing data from social media platforms has become essential for uncovering crucial information in investigations. Digital footprints left by individuals and entities on […]

ShadowDragon Becomes Platinum Sponsor of the OSINT Foundation

By Sandy M / October 18, 2023

[Original announcement from OSINT Foundation] The OSINT Foundation is pleased to announce that ShadowDragon has partnered with us as a Platinum Level Sponsor. The OSINT Foundation is the professional association for OSINT […]

ShadowDragon Commentary: How to Scale Investigations Using Open-Source Intelligence

By Daniel Clemens / October 13, 2023

Recently, ShadowDragon CEO, dclemens, contributed an article to Security Management Magazine for their October 2023 organized crime issue. In the piece, he offers firsthand insights into how investigators can improve […]

ShadowDragon OSINT Podcast Recap: Season 2, Episode 4

By Daniel Clemens / August 29, 2023

In the fourth episode of season 2 of the ShadowDragon podcast, CEO dclemens, CTO elliottanderson, and Director of Intelligence and Innovation Collection NicoDekens (aka Dutch OSINT Guy) sat down to […]

How OSINT Differs from Traditional Cyber Threat Intelligence?

By Sandy M / July 25, 2023

While there may be some minor overlap, there are major distinctions between traditional Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) and the more advanced Open Source Intelligence (OSINT). The efficiency, effectiveness, and approach […]

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