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In today’s digital age, navigating open-source information (OSINT) effectively can significantly enhance investigative efforts. Presenters John O'Hare and Stephen Lerner will cover OSINT basics, discuss what qualifies as open-source information, and why it's crucial for deep investigations. 

The session will provide actionable advice on initiating OSINT-based investigations and pinpointing relevant data that you can then subpoena to further your investigation. We’ll introduce you to the PenLink’s OSINT solution and highlight how this data can be used alongside your evidentiary data. 

Learn how to leverage OSINT for advancing investigations, identifying leads, and determining necessary evidence to push your investigations further with confidence. 

Key Objectives: 

  • Define the basics of OSINT and why it's crucial for investigations. 
  • Identify strategies for starting your investigations with OSINT 
  • How OSINT can advance investigations, identify leads, and determine necessary evidence to push your investigations further. 
  • Introduction to the PenLink OSINT solution

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Johnmichael O'Hare

Business Development Director, PenLink

Lt. Johnmichael O’Hare retired from the Hartford Police (CT) in 2018. After starting in patrol and advancing through a proactive street crimes unit targeting narcotics and firearms violence in the city’s toughest areas, he was promoted to Detective in 2009 and served as Gang Intelligence Officer, earning numerous commendations and the Chief's Medal of Valor. In 2013, he established the Capitol City Command Center (C4), a Real Time Intelligence Center supporting street operations and aiding Investigative units.

Stephen Lerner

Senior Web Intelligence Analyst, PenLink

Stephen Lerner is a Senior Web Intelligence Analyst at PenLink. In his role, he trains clients around the world on the use of OSINT tools and on the field of intelligence in general. In his spare time, he enjoys researching crimes and the latest tools of the intelligence trade.