Open Source Exploitation: A Guide For Intelligence Analysts
This manual describes the basic concepts and devices used to exploit open sources of information. It presents an introduction to the subject and covers the most common tools and techniques. This manual also provides an understanding of the importance of effective dissemination of open source information. It concludes with a directory of resources and a listing of Internet country codes to enable the intelligence analyst to move quickly from theory to practice.
The goal of the manual is to provide the reader with a working knowledge of open sources and methods for their exploitation. Open Source Exploitation: A Guide For Intelligence Analysts is intended as a primer to familiarize analysts with the role and contributions of open sources to the all-source analysis process. It is not intended to serve as an exhaustive guide to open source exploitation, but rather merely a point of departure for those interested in this emerging intelligence discipline.