Nico “Dutch_Osintguy” Dekens is an All Source Analyst specializing in Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), online Human Intelligence (HUMINT) and Online investigations.
Nico Eats, Sleeps, and lives everything which has to do with OSINT, online investigations, Intelligence gathering and Analysis.
Nico is an international lecturer at Fortune 500 companies and governments. He has over 20 years experience as an (all source) Intelligence Analyst at Dutch Law Enforcement. He analyzed murder cases, international narcotics cases, stolen art cases, gang violence cases, political disturbance cases, online jihadist groups & conducted several online, covert, virtual HUMINT investigations.
Nico has worked as Senior Project Manager at Bellingcat, an international independent investigative research collective.
Online Nico is known as Dutch_OsintGuy and very active within the OSINT community.
December 8th, 2022 | Season 2 | 1 hr 11 mins
asymmetrical warfare, counter disinformation, counter social media, honest intelligence, input validation, intelligence analysis, methodology, osint investigation, russia, video podcast
After an extended layoff, Daniel Clemens and Elliott Anderson of ShadowDragon connect with Dutch OSINT guy Nico Dekens to discuss changes and lessons learned during that time in the world of OSINT. The team gets right into it with discussions about:
• Shifts in the social media landscape
• Information uncovered by the war in Ukraine
• Next level OSINT investigative tips
• The road ahead as seen through OSINT
Join us for more thought-provoking episodes and conversations with experts from within the OSINT world.
September 25th, 2020 | Season 1 | 1 hr 20 mins
infosec, investigations, osint, socint, threatintelligence
We explore the topic of OSINT, War Stories, and the value of heat map visualization with Nico Dekens (aka Dutch_Osintguy).