Josh Huff

Josh Huff is a strategy consultant in the finance industry where he enhances the capabilities and insight of the information security team with open source intelligence (OSINT). Prior to working in finance, Josh ran the digital forensics lab at a private investigation firm. As a private investigator he was able to analyze an assortment of various electronics all while assisting the field investigators with OSINT to locate people and locations tied to case work. Josh's experiences from the unique positions at these companies provides him with many real-world examples to share with the class as they learn about open source intelligence in SEC487

More About Josh




OSINT for Everyone: Understanding Risks and Protecting Your Data

Collecting OSINT: Grabbing Your Data Now to Use Later


What's Happening in OSINT, Exploring Information Security

What Can an OSINT Creeper Learn?, Exploring Information Security

The Forensic Evidence in Our Phones, Privacy, Security & OSINT


You can watch a collection of talks and presentations by Josh here.

You can read Josh's blog here.

Get to Know Josh Huff
Contributor to the OSINT Curious Project (
Co-Organizer of Columbia's information security meetup (
Josh's blog on OSINT research at
Conference talks and podcast appearances

GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware GREM
GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence GCTI
CompTIA Security+ ce
EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator CHFI