25 Takeaways, Quotes and Tools from the 2018 OSMOSIS Conference
Last week, I attended the OSMOSIS Conference, held in Las Vegas and put on by Cynthia Hetherington of the Hetherington Group.
After years of going to conferences of a large national organization (that will go unnamed) and coming back less than fulfilled, I found it fantastic to attend a conference that was oozing with brilliant people more closely aligned with what I do on a daily basis.
This year’s venue, Excalibur Hotel, was not my favorite; however, OSMOSIS is an absolutely terrific conference. After hearing rave reviews over the past few years from the likes of Kelly Paxton, Eli Rosenblatt, Rachele Davis and Marcy Phelps, I am so glad I made it.
If your business involves gathering investigative intelligence online, it’s a can’t-miss, and I suggest you sign up for next year right now. The networking alone was worth the price of admission.
Here are some of my takeaways, quotes and tools:
1 “Big Brother is not watching you – unless you have given him a reason to.” — Anthony Reyes, former NYPD officer
2 FOCA – Metadata analysis tool finds hidden information in documents.
3 Searx.net – “Privacy respecting” metasearch engine that combs through multiple search …read more