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Open-Source Intelligence Summit

Alexandria, VA | Tue, Feb 18 - Mon, Feb 24, 2020
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OSINT Summit 2020

OSINT Summit 2020

  • 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 → View Agenda
  • Following the Summit, choose from several closely aligned, immersive cyber security courses, including SEC487: Open-Source Intelligence Gathering and Analysis View Courses
  • Exclusive networking sessions and evening events

Summit: February 18 | Training: February 19-24 | Chair: Micah Hoffman | Summit CPE Credits: 8

Connect the dots with OSINT

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
Summit Speakers

What attendees said about their OSINT Summit experience

"The Summit covered many topics and areas of OSINT. It was helpful having different people who use OSINT in different ways. It helps you to thik of possible ways to utilize it." - Brady Martin, Security Risk Advisors

"The connections you make are valuable." - Kenneth Hensley, CME Group

"The Summit exposed me to new techniques for research and brought to my attention information sources I was not aware of before. The talks were engaging and well-prepared." - Jordan Bell, Recorded Future

"I learned things at this Summit I can use both personally and when working for my company." - Johnny Thomas, Jacobs Engineering Group

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 several closely aligned, immersive SANS courses to help you enhance your skills. 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.