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

 

Open Source Intelligence or "OSINT"
 
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 (Source: Wikipedia).

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05/12/2018

Since 2015, security cooperation between EU member states has progressed at an accelerated pace. As far as internal security is con­cerned, the continuing threat of terrorism is spurring the establishment of a “Euro­pean Security Union” based on an intensive exchange of information between security authorities. In the shadow of these developments is the question of the extent to which European intelligence cooperation should also be promoted. In this particularly sensitive area, no steps towards integration that...

04/12/2018

On 29 and 30 November 2018, Sail Labs, a member of the EUROSINT Forum, organized a workshop in Vienna. This event gathered almost 100 participants from public organisations (BBC News lab, universities), NGOs (Red Cross Austria, FIBEP) and the industry around the topic of fake news and other artificial intelligence challenges for the news media in the 21th century.

This event explored how AI-powered technologies can help news organisations safeguard the truthfulness and trustworthiness of their sources, stay in control of the news gathering and delivery process and empower their...