How the role of OSINT will change in a landscape of data abundance

What is open-source intelligence (OSINT)?

How does big data influence our understanding of “good” intelligence?

And does Australia need a dedicated OSINT agency in the National Intelligence Community?


In this episode, Dr Miah Hammond-Errey and Ben Scott join Olivia Shen to discuss the increasing importance of open-source intelligence and big data in intelligence analysis, and the evolution required from intelligence agencies to keep up.


Dr Miah Hammond-Errey is the Director of the Emerging Technology Program at the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney.

Ben Scott is a Senior Advisor at the ANU National Security College, and has over 25 years of experience in diplomacy, intelligence and think tanks, including stints at the Lowy Institute and the Office of National Intelligence.

Olivia Shen is a Director at NSC on secondment from the Department of Home Affairs.


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