BSidesKC | April 26-27, 2019 | Plexpod Westport: 300 E 39th St, Kansas City, MO 64111


Friday: 8am – 12pm


This 4-hour, entry level, workshop will lay the ground work for all your Open Source Intelligence questions. The class is designed to assist in all walks of life. You will develop the key to an excellent researcher, the mindset of an OSINT pathfinder.  We will dive into real skills.  You will learn manual searching techniques that will allow you to build cases, verify information and find out who owns that weird phone number that keeps calling you. We will also briefly discuss how to protect yourself from online searches as well. This course will deal in the personal search, corporate details and many other topics.

Student Requirements:

  • Laptop w/ Wi-Fi


Michael James (Ginsberg5150) is a handsome lad. He is an OSINT Pathfinder, Social Operator and coffee lover. Locksport, Social Engineering, and OSINT are huge passions for him. He has worked for 23 years gathering intelligence in the FINTECH sector. He now works in the digital/information sector and is a lifelong learner. #Attack_to_Defend #5150research