24 Observations, Takeaways, Quotes and Tools from OSMOSIS 2019
For the second year in a row, I attended the OSMOSIS Conference for open Open Source Intelligence professionals (you can read last years OSMOSIS review here).
I go into these conferences with a pretty open mind – people who think they are going to have some life-changing-experience are bound to be disappointed. In part, because everyone attending the conference has a different background, so every presentation is not going to perfectly relevant to what you do.
So even if you are never going to do a cryptocurrency investigation, chasing down child predators or spending your wee hours on dark web, it’s important to have at least a basic understanding of what that is.
My goal with any conference like this is to pick up a few new techniques and tools relevant to my daily business practices, have an understanding of new trends, meet some new people and to walk away with a new sense of investigative inspiration.
By that measure, it was a resounding success.
I’m just amazed about how many brilliantly smart people that are out there doing some really incredible work.
The venue in Orlando this year was 100% better than the Excalibur in Las Vegas …read more