Deep Dive: Exploring the Real-world Value of Open Source Intelligence by Rae Baker

OSMOSIS is excited to announce a book signing event at this year’s conference! Join us as we gather to celebrate the release of Rae Baker’s book, Deep Dive: Exploring the Real-world Value of Open Source Intelligence, at our 9th Annual Conference in New Orleans.

If you don’t have a copy already, you can pre-order Deep Dive through our website and pick it up at the conference. There are limited quantities available, so don’t miss out!

Deep Dive

Exploring the Real-world Value of Open Source Intelligence

Veteran open-source intelligence analyst Rae Baker explains how to use publicly available data to advance your investigative OSINT skills and how your adversaries are most likely to use publicly accessible data against you. The author delivers an authoritative introduction to the tradecraft utilized by open-source intelligence gathering specialists while offering real-life cases that highlight and underline the data collection and analysis processes and strategies you can implement immediately while hunting for open-source info.

In addition to a wide breadth of essential OSINT subjects, you’ll also find detailed discussions on ethics, traditional OSINT topics like subject intelligence, organizational intelligence, image analysis, and more niche topics like maritime and IOT. The book includes:

  • Practical tips for new and intermediate analysts looking for concrete intelligence-gathering strategies
  • Methods for data analysis and collection relevant to today’s dynamic intelligence environment
  • Tools for protecting your own data and information against bad actors and potential adversaries

An essential resource for new intelligence analysts, Deep Dive: Exploring the Real-world Value of Open Source Intelligence is also a must-read for early-career and intermediate analysts, as well as intelligence teams seeking to improve the skills of their newest team members.

About Rae Baker

Rae Baker is the foremost expert in Maritime Intelligence, focused on hunting vessels and tracking elusive AIS signals in her role as Senior OSINT Analyst in Adversary Intelligence. Rae specializes in Human Targeting and Corporate Reconnaissance, utilizing her skills to chart illicit organizations. These practiced skills serve well in Rae’s volunteer positions with OSINT-oriented non-profits and speaking engagements at Recon Village; DEFCON, Shmoocon, and the Layer 8 conference. Further emphasis on her skills and knowledge can be demonstrated in the certifications and awards she’s achieved, including Associate of ISC2 (CISSP), SANS GOSI, AWS Solutions Architect, and Trace Labs OSINT CTF First Place Black Badge as well as the Most Valuable OSINT badge.

Currently, Ms. Baker is a Senior OSINT Analyst for a large consulting firm specializing in maritime intelligence, human intelligence, corporate reconnaissance, and U.S. sanctions research. Rae is a licensed Private Investigator and owner of Kase Scenarios, an immersive training experience geared toward readying individuals for real-life OSINT work.