Lynn dudenhoefer

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What was your OSINT highlight of 2022?

The way the OSINT community supported and enabled each other. It is really great to see how we are all learning together.

In terms of good trends, I believe that OSINT was greatly utilized in the context of the Russia-Ukraine War. On the flipside of this, the same context led to a myriad of people sharing misinformation with little context online and calling it OSINT. It is important for all of us to keep in mind the difference between OSINT and OSINF.

Any favorite tool or technique that you tried in 2022?

I learned a lot more about several tools this year, but a breakthrough in terms of Geolocation ability was achieved when Google launched Google Lens. It does not replace the verification and analysis of your findings, but supports a speedy location research.

How do you see the OSINT landscape changing in 2023?

We will see a lot more of crypto and decentralised network development. OSINT experts will have to keep up and adapt their investigation methods.

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