What is SOSINT?

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What is SOSINT? You have most likely conducted your very own SOSINT investigation. Have you ever Googled someone, or looked up a fellow colleague on Facebook or Linkedin? Then you have ventured, albeit shallowly, into the world of SOSINT data. … Read More

Simplifying SOSINT Research

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You need information on a person, whether it be a new hire, a background check, a verification of character, or an assessment of their online presence, you need to make a decision about this person to advance your situation. But … Read More

26th Annual ACFE Fraud Conference

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Social Media Information (SMI) helped sponsor the 26th Annual ACFE Fraud Conference last week in Baltimore, Maryland. This global conference was huge success with over 3,000 anti-fraud professionals from around the world. According to the ACFE website, companies worldwide lose an estimated … Read More

How to Stop Silent Write-Downs

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What are silent write-downs? The amount of publicly available information through internet research is growing exponentially. Parties and witnesses in a dispute may post information relevant to your case on social media and the open internet, and this information can … Read More

The Evolution of OSINT to SOSINT

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Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) has become a pervasive term. This information is collected from publicly available sources such as the Internet, radio frequencies, airwaves and newspapers. OSINT includes information or data that is openly available for anyone to access. The … Read More

How Social Media Could Break Your Next Case

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Social media continues to have a profound effect on litigation today. Whether you use it to research your own potential clients, vet potential jurors in an upcoming case, or prepare for the cross examinations of key witnesses, social media investigation … Read More

Avoid Your Own Trevor Noah Backlash

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Leverage OSINT and Social Media for Employment Screening Last week, the much anticipated announcement of Jon Stewart’s replacement for host of “The Daily Show,” quickly turned from excitement to damage control for Comedy Central in less than 24 hours. Trevor … Read More