The EUROSINT FORUM

European and action-oriented, EUROSINT FORUM is a not-for-profit association (Belgium ASBL) dedicated to European cooperation and use of Open Source Intelligence that prevent risks and threats to peace and security.

EUROSINT FORUM is acting to:

  • Identify needs in process, methodology and tools
  • Study best practices
  • Encourage pre-competitive research project
  • Bring together specialists and users
  • Increase opportunities for cross-fertilization
  • Help promote relevant Scientific and Technical Development

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Latest News and Events

07/04/2014
NPR
by ALIX SPIEGEL
April 02, 2014

A group of 3,000 ordinary citizens, armed with nothing more than an Internet connection, is often making better forecasts of global events than CIA analysts. For the past three years, Rich and 3,000 other average people have been quietly making probability estimates about everything from Venezuelan gas subsidies to North Korean politics as part of the Good Judgment Project, an experiment put together by three well-known psychologists and some people inside the intelligence community. According to one report, the...

06/03/2014
By Kristof Clerix
4 march 2014

Information on the latest developments in Ukraine is of utmost importance for European policy makers. A crucial player in this field is the EU Intelligence Analysis Centre (INTCEN), the EU’s own intelligence hub in Brussels. Director Ilkka Salmi. Exactly three years ago Ilkka Salmi took leave from his job as director of...

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)

Open Source Intelligence or “OSINT” refers to an intelligence gathering discipline based on analyzing information collected from open sources, i.e. information available to the general public. These sources include newspapers, the internet, books, phone books, scientific journals, radio broadcasts, television, and others. The term OSINT is unrelated to the term open source as that term is used in the computer software community to refer to programs whose source code is publicly available (and modifiable).

Source: Wikipedia