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{Hacker Hour} Introduction to Open Source Intelligence with Cynthia Hetherington

{Hacker Hour} Introduction to Open Source Intelligence with Cynthia Hetherington

In today's digital environment the amount of public data at our fingertips is essentially limitless. Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) is data produced from publicly available information that is collected analyzed and disseminated into usable information about an entity. This session will provide an introduction to OSINT, how data is used, and how it might relate to cybersecurity investigations and posture.

Join SBS as we invite Cynthia Hetherington to stop by and discuss OSINT and cyber investigations. With over two decades of expertise, Hetherington Group is a leader in due diligence, corporate intelligence, and cyber investigations. Cynthia will be sharing her expertise in this increasingly data-intensive, cyber focused-world.

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More About Cynthia Hetherington

Ms. Hetherington is the author of three books on conducting cyber investigations and annually trains over 7,200 investigators, security professionals, attorneys, accountants, auditors, military intelligence professionals, and federal, state, and local agencies on best practices. She shares her expertise through the publication of an industry newsletter, an online blog, and by hosting the annual OSMOSIS Conference.

Ms. Hetherington leads national and international investigations in corporate due diligence and fraud, personal asset recovery, and background checks. With a specialization in the financial, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications industries, her cyber investigations have recovered millions of dollars in high-profile corruption cases—assisting on the investigations of the top two Ponzi cases in United States history.

Ms. Hetherington shares her experiences as a keynote speaker and contributor at women-focused technology events across the U.S. She is an active member in the Women in Security Forum, the Women’s President Organization, and collaborates with The National Center for Women and Information Technology on drawing young girls into the field.

Hacker Hour webinars are a series of free webinars hosted by SBS CyberSecurity. Unlike paid webinars, Hacker Hours are aimed to meet on a monthly basis to discuss cybersecurity issues and trends in an open format. Attendees are encouraged to join the conversation and get their questions answered. SBS will also offer products and services to help financial institutions with these specific issues.

Posted: Tuesday, November 16, 2021
Categories: Blog, Hacker Hour, Calendar, Webinar