Open Source Intelligence
Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
Open source intelligence is produced from publicly available information that is collected, exploited, and disseminated in a timely manner to an appropriate audience for the purpose of addressing a specific intelligence requirement.
- Open Source. Any person or group that provides information without the expectation of privacy. The information, the relationship, or both is not protected against public disclosure.
- Publicly Available Information. Data, facts, instructions, or other material published or broadcast for general public consumption.