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Open Source Intelligence Report — ArchIntel’s Latest White Paper: “Leveraging OSINT for Competitive Advantage”

Open Source Intelligence Report -- ArchIntel’s Latest White Paper: “Leveraging OSINT for Competitive Advantage” - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Open Source Intelligence Report -- ArchIntel’s Latest White Paper: “Leveraging OSINT for Competitive Advantage” - top government contractors - best government contracting event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 28, 2020 — ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to business leaders, released a white paper describing how open source intelligence gives competitive advantage to a company and how a commercial organization can set up its OSINT listening post to access relevant competitive intelligence.

The white paper titled “Leveraging OSINT for Competitive Advantage: A Guide to Having Your Listening Post” defines OSINT as any intelligence derived from open-source or publicly available information such as the traditional media, internet, the Deep Web and Dark Web, government reports, and academic and professional publications.

Gaining competitive intelligence (CI) to achieve competitive advantage is one of the key applications of OSINT in the business sector. Enterprises use OSINT in brand protection, public and customer sentiment analysis, personnel and infrastructure security, risk analysis, due diligence and cybersecurity, among other corporate efforts.

An ideal open-source CI provider has the ability to craft a daily intelligence brief customized for an organization, To provide that level of service, the CI provider offers detailed reports, updates its intelligence regularly, delivers actionable intelligence, and has a dedicated and customized intelligence archive. The intelligence reports generated will apply directly to the business by addressing its specific needs.

”Increasingly companies are relying upon outsourced human-based assistance to categorize, dimensionalize and contextualize their competitive intelligence and assist with the identification, comprehension and meaningful projection of OSINT unstructured data,” said ArchIntel President and Founder Jim Garrettson.

Download the full white paper here.

About ArchIntel: ArchIntel provides business leaders with customized, actionable daily intelligence and situational awareness about their competitors, customers and partners delivered in concise newsletter format by email at 6 a.m. and online at By leveraging highly-customized search engines crafted to the precise specifications of each ArchIntel customer, a human intelligence team of account-dedicated researchers, writers and editors construct daily intelligence briefings that help executives identify critical information. ArchIntel researchers leverage proactive sourcing to deliver highly-customized daily intelligence reports. While traditional open-source intelligence providers rely upon mainstream media, social media platforms, customer specialized public domains, and private resources, ArchIntel researchers take it a step further to leverage untraditional sources of actionable intelligence. This includes patent and trademarks, human capital movement, site-specific reporting, and customizable manual searches. ArchIntel houses all daily intelligence briefings in private, secured interactive archives with user-friendly features. ArchIntel Daily Intelligence Brief subscribers can utilize the interactive archive to collaborate around all sourced intelligence. ArchIntel serves as a competitive intelligence library, and a business and corporate development tool. ArchIntel is part of a larger network that reaches over 150,000 daily subscribers; half of ArchIntel’s customers are leaders of Fortune 1000 companies. To request a complimentary customized Daily Intelligence Briefing, please visit or call 703-226-7009.

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Written by Mary-Louise Hoffman

is a writer of news summaries about executive-level business activity in the government contracting sector. Her reports for ExecutiveBiz are focused on trends and events that drive the GovCon industry to include commercial technologies that private companies are developing for federal government use. She contributes news content to ExecutiveBiz’s sister sites GovCon Wire and ExecutiveGov.

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