SMI Uses Recursive Search Technology

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At SMI, we understand that actionable data is essential to your business and legal needs. In today’s world, valuable information can be found in social media profiles, the open web, and the deep web. However, the time you currently spend … Read More

Workers Compensation Fraud & Social Media

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Workers Compensation claims are serious and should be treated as such. Fraudulent workers compensation claims are costly to both companies and the individuals that have legitimate claims. That is why it is so important to verify legitimacy in all cases. … Read More

Reflections of a New SOSINT Analyst

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I started working for SMI as a part-time Social Open Source Intelligence (SOSINT) Analyst last year when the company had overflow work or needed help with larger projects. I was aware of the different products they offered, but I didn’t … Read More

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

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