Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence

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320 pages

Book Description

In the information age, it is critical that we understand the implications and exposure of the activities and data documented on the Internet. Improved efficiencies and the added capabilities of instant , high-speed connectivity to browsers, search engines, websites, , indexing, searching and analytical applications have made information technology (IT) and the Internet a vital issued for public and private enterprises. The downside is that this increased level of complexity and vulnerability presents a daunting challenge for and personal security.

Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence provides an understanding of the implications of the activities and data documented by individuals on the Internet. It delineates a much-needed framework for the responsible collection and use of the Internet for intelligence, investigation, vetting, and open-source information. This book makes a compelling case for action as well as reviews relevant laws, regulations, and rulings as they pertain to Internet crimes, misbehaviors, and individuals’ privacy. Exploring technologies such as social media and aggregate information services, the author outlines the techniques and skills that can be used to leverage the capabilities of networked on the Internet and find critically important data to complete an up-to-date picture of people, employees, entities, and their activities.

Outlining appropriate adoption of legal, policy, and procedural principles—and emphasizing the careful and appropriate use of Internet searching within the law—the book includes coverage of cases, privacy issues, and solutions for common problems encountered in Internet searching practice and information usage, from internal and external threats. The book is a valuable resource on how to utilize open-source, online sources to gather important information and screen and vet employees, prospective employees, corporate partners, and vendors.

Table of Contents

Section I And Technology
1 The Internet’S Potential For Investigators And Intelligence Offcers
2 Social And Technological Change
3 Use And Abuse—Crime On The Internet
4 Implications For The Enterprise

Section II Legal And Policy Context
5 Liability, Privacy, And Management Issues
6 Laws
7 Litigation
8 International And Domestic Principles
9 Professional Standards And The Internet
10 The Insider Threat

Section III Framework For Internet Searching
11 Internet Vetting And Open-Source Intelligence Policy
12 Tools, Techniques, And
13 Proper Procedures For Internet Searching

Section VI Internet Search Methodology
14 Preparation And Planning
15 Search Techniques
16 Finding Sources
17 Automation Of Searching
18 Internet Intelligence Reporting
19 Illicit Web Sites And Illegal Behavior Online
20 Model Internet Investigative Standards
21 A Model Internet Investigation Policy
22 A Model Internet Posting Policy
23 Internet Intelligence Issues

Book Details

  • Title: Internet Searches for Vetting, Investigations, and Open-Source Intelligence
  • Author:
  • Length: 320 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Language: English
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2011-01-07
  • ISBN-10: 1439827516
  • ISBN-13: 9781439827512