SitRep Podcast

SitRep Podcast: Using OSINT to Verify Threats


Finding ways to cut through endless misinformation to identify threats

It can be difficult to separate fact from fiction during a crisis, especially when we have access to so much information. However, one prominent human rights organization is finding ways to cut through the noise and properly identify threats. We talk to a researcher about how he sorts through endless details while trying to get to the truth. Plus we dive into...

  • How social media and a systematic workflow are essential for harnessing vast amounts of information
  • What it's like coordinating a team across six different countries
  • How you can take advantage of open source intelligence using tools available at your fingertips

GUEST: Mitch Paquette, researcher at Amnesty International's Crisis Evidence Lab