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Deep Dive in the Dark Web (OSINT Style) - Kirby Plessas BSides NOVA 2018 (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Deep Dive in the Dark Web (OSINT Style)
Kirby Plessas
BSidesNOVA 2018

The Dark Web cases you see in the news (Silk Road, Alphabay/Hansa, OxyMonster) hinge on OSINT. Learn the fast and dirty basics of attacking a Dark Web problem using OSINT. This presentation is a very fast but holistic overview of the methodology.

Kirby Plessas

Kirby Plessas is founder and CEO of Plessas Experts Network, Inc. (PEN), an Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) internet technology and information extraction company specializing on training, researching, and consulting to meet the unique needs of diverse government and private-sector organizations. Before devoting her work full time to Plessas Experts Network, Inc., Kirby established herself as one of the foremost tradecraft experts in OSINT through successful careers both as a member of the U.S. Military and as a government contractor. Kirby began her career in Military Intelligence as an Arabic linguist supporting the Department of Defense. Acknowledged as an expert in her field, in 2007 she was selected to participate and instrumental in the creation and institution of an innovation center for conducting OSINT. In great tribute to her long list of personal and corporate accomplishments in her field, the Department of Homeland Security declared Kirby Plessas an OSINT Technical Expert (2010). Through her work at PEN, Kirby shares her love of innovative technology through conference workshops as well as consulting and delivering of hands-on training courses both within the United States and internationally. Although she maintains a diverse customer portfolio, one of Kirby's main business lines of effort is focused on law enforcement and the internet, where there is substantial interest in safe and investigative uses of social media and the Dark Web.

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