The OSINT Podcast

#7 - Kirby Plessas - OSINT Origins, Tools & Tactics, Starting an OSINT Consultancy, Conferences, Future Trends

October 06, 2018 Jake Creps Episode 7
The OSINT Podcast
#7 - Kirby Plessas - OSINT Origins, Tools & Tactics, Starting an OSINT Consultancy, Conferences, Future Trends
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The OSINT Podcast
#7 - Kirby Plessas - OSINT Origins, Tools & Tactics, Starting an OSINT Consultancy, Conferences, Future Trends
Oct 06, 2018 Episode 7
Jake Creps

In this interview I interview Kirby Plessas, an expert in OSINT investigations.  We talk about how she got into OSINT.  We discuss the best way for someone to get into OSINT.  We discuss the difference between an advanced and beginner OSINT user.  We then talk about Kirby's favorite tools and tactics in OSINT, including some features that she wishes she had in a tool.  We briefly discuss how she started her company and how others can follow in her footsteps.  The importance of conferences was also discussed, including how to get to them and the value they bring.  We talk about the communication between infosec and traditional OSINT users and how marketers, recruiters, and others are using OSINT and don't even know it.  We wrap up the interview with books and online resources to learn more as well as some future trends in the OSINT community.

Show Notes Transcript

In this interview I interview Kirby Plessas, an expert in OSINT investigations.  We talk about how she got into OSINT.  We discuss the best way for someone to get into OSINT.  We discuss the difference between an advanced and beginner OSINT user.  We then talk about Kirby's favorite tools and tactics in OSINT, including some features that she wishes she had in a tool.  We briefly discuss how she started her company and how others can follow in her footsteps.  The importance of conferences was also discussed, including how to get to them and the value they bring.  We talk about the communication between infosec and traditional OSINT users and how marketers, recruiters, and others are using OSINT and don't even know it.  We wrap up the interview with books and online resources to learn more as well as some future trends in the OSINT community.