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Open-Source Intelligence Summit

Alexandria, VA | Mon, Feb 25, 2019 - Sun, Mar 3, 2019
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OSINT Summit & Training

OSINT Summit & Training

  • A packed day of expert talks demonstrating the latest techniques and tools used to gather and analyze the massive amount of available information across the internet
  • Closely aligned, immersive cyber security courses to choose from, including the new SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Analysis course
  • Exclusive networking opportunities and community-building events
  • 30% Summit discount for Law Enforcement Professionals - Use code OSINTLAW19 at registration

Summit: February 25 | Training: February 26 - March 3 | Chair: Micah Hoffman | Summit CPE Credits: 8

The Open-Source Intelligence (OSINT) Summit will bring together leading security practitioners and investigators to share proven techniques and tools that can be applied to OSINT gathering and analysis. As an attendee, you will learn current, real-world methods from law enforcement officers, private investigators, pen testers, and cyber defenders who collect information across the Internet, analyze the results, and utilize key data to reach their objectives.

The OSINT Summit will explore the following topics:

  • Capturing, recording, and harvesting data
  • Creating a tailored OSINT process
  • Performing searches for people and researching businesses
  • Accessing social media data
  • Examining geolocated social media
  • Leveraging government-provided data
  • Collecting data from the Dark Web

Special Summit discount for law enforcement professionals

Law Enforcement professionals planning to attend the Summit qualify for a 30% discount off their registration fee. Use discount code OSINTLAW19 at registration.

What attendees say about their Summit experience

"I've had nothing but great experiences with SANS and always come away from classes and Summits with a TON of new things to read, research, and play with that makes me a better security professional." - Daniel Bougere, Securicon, LLC

"The Summits by SANS bring together some of the best minds in security. I always learn new things to bring back to my team." - Peter Kuzmiskas, Prudential

Summit Attendees

Network with your peers and make invaluable connections

In addition to in-depth discussions on open-source intelligence gathering and analysis, you'll have the opportunity to network with fellow attendees during breaks and at social events. Attendees tell us time and again that one of the greatest takeaways from SANS Summits is the many industry connections they forge or deepen during their time with us.

Bundle your Summit experience with a course to expand your information security expertise

After the Summit, choose from four closely aligned, immersive SANS courses to help you expand your information security expertise. SANS courses are taught by experienced practitioners who are among the best cybersecurity instructors in the world. They will provide you with the guidance and skills you need to defend your organization from ever-evolving threats. SAVE $300 off your Summit seat when you register for a course at SANS OSINT Summit & Training.

The Open-Source Intelligence Summit Advisory Board

The Open-Source Intelligence Summit Advisory Board evaluates proposed talks, mentors selected speakers, and works to develop an agenda that delivers actionable content to help you better gather, analyze and act on cyber threat intelligence.

Summit Chair