Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market By Security (Dark Web Analytics, Link/Network Analytics, Human Intelligence, Content Intelligence, Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Security), By Technique (Text Analytics, Video Analytics, Social Media Analytics, Geospatial Analytics, Security Analytics, Others), By Application (Government Intelligence Agencies, Military & Defence Intelligence Agencies, Cyber Security Organizations, Law Enforcement Agencies, Financial Services, Private Specialized Business), Industry Analysis, Trends, And Forecast, 2021-2027

Report ID : BMRC 1583
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Nov 2022
Category : Technology And Media
Delivery Timeline : 48 hrs

Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market is valued around USD 6123.9 Million in 2020 and expected to reach USD 25655.9 Million by 2027 with the CAGR of 25.6% over the forecast period.     

Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market: Global Size, Trends, Competitive, and Historical & Forecast Analysis, 2021-2027– Rising advancements in big data processing & data analytics AND growing trends such as social media analytics are some factors driving the growth of Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market.

Scope of Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market Report-

Open-source intelligence is gathered, analysed, and distributed in a convenient way to a proper audience. It is produced from openly accessible data. Open-source intelligence addresses a particular intelligence prerequisite. The expression ""open source"" refers particularly to data that is accessible for public utilization. In the event that any expert abilities, apparatuses, or methods are needed to get to a snippet of data, it can't sensibly be viewed as open source. Significantly, open source data isn't restricted to what user can discover utilizing the major web search tools. Web pages and different assets that can be discovered utilizing Google surely establish monstrous wellsprings of open source data; however they are a long way from the solitary sources. With the approach of immediate communications and quick data transfer, a lot of significant and predictive intelligence would now be able to be gotten from public, unclassified sources. It isn't identified with open-source programming or collective intelligence.

It is the assortment and examination of data that is collected from public, or open, sources OSINT is basically utilized in national safety, law implementation, and business intelligence capacities and is of worth to experts who utilize non-sensitive intelligence in noting classified, unclassified, or exclusive intelligence necessities across the past intelligence disciplines.

The COVID-19 pandemic has driven individuals to remain inside their homes and increased internet usage worldwide. Growing dependence on sites, vlogs, conversation gatherings, and other digital stages can drive the open source intelligence market. OSINT devices can collect information from these sources to anticipate future patterns and specialties. Remote working has made obstacles of noxious assaults by cybercriminals. The worldwide open source insight market is considered to make a bounce back attributable to interests in analytics software by individuals and companies.

Global open source intelligence (OSINT) market is segmented on the basis of security, technique, end-user and regions & country level. Based upon security, the open source intelligence market is segmented into dark web analytics, link/network analytics, human intelligence, content intelligence, data analytics, artificial intelligence and big data security. Based upon technique, the market is segmented into text analytics, video analytics, social media analytics, geospatial analytics, security analytics and others. Based upon end-user, the open source intelligence market is segmented into government intelligence agencies, military & defence intelligence agencies, cyber security organizations, law enforcement agencies, financial services, private specialized business and others.

Key Players for Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market Report:

Global open source intelligence (OSINT) market report covers prominent players like Expert Systems S.p.A, Alfresco Software Inc., Maltego Technologies GmbH, Digital Clues, Octogence Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Palantir Technologies Inc., Recorded Future, Inc., OffSec Service Limited, Thales Group, Google LLC, and Others.

Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market Segmentation:

By Security:

  • Dark Web Analytics
  • Link/Network Analytics
  • Human Intelligence
  • Content Intelligence
  • Data Analytics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Big Data Security

By Technique:

  • Text Analytics
  • Video Analytics
  • Social Media Analytics
  • Geospatial Analytics
  • Security Analytics
  • Others

By Application:

  • Government Intelligence Agencies
  • Military & Defence Intelligence Agencies
  • Cyber Security Organizations
  • Law Enforcement Agencies
  • Financial Services
  • Private Specialized Business
  • Others

The regions covered in this global open source intelligence (OSINT) market report are North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of the World. Based on country level, market of open source intelligence (OSINT) is sub divided into U.S., Mexico, Canada, U.K., France, Germany, Italy, China, Japan, India, South East Asia, GCC, Africa, etc.

News: Social Links Announced the Launch of Gamayun for Online Open-Source Investigations

On May 5th, 2021; Social Links announced the dispatch of its new online stage for open-source examinations: Gamayun. This inventive stage has been exceptionally evolved as a highly helpful solution for directing open-source examinations across a scope of client types, being appropriate for OSINT experts, yet in addition learners and free agents, for whom the utilization of OSINT technologies and instruments should be easy and accessible. The central highlights incorporate the capacity to extract explicit data from social networks, examine connection among individuals, and produce immediate reports about totally finished work, which gives helpful analytical documentation, and synopses which follow the client's OSINT exercises. Different highlights are destined to be added, like the capacity to search for a subject by geolocation and envision result information on maps and timelines.

Rising Advancement in Big Data Processing & Data Analytics and Growing Trends Such as Social Media Analytics are Some of the Major Factors Driving the Market Growth

One of the major factors driving the growth of global open source intelligence (OSINT) market is rising advancement in big data processing & data analytics. Numbers of organizations are progressively adopting various styles of examination to determine their business goals owing to the rising significance of big data analytics in numerous locales, which supports the open source intelligence market development. For example; as per a review led by Forbes in North America in 2017, 53% associations in the U.S. and Canada are utilizing OSINT and big data analytics for further developing their service efficiencies and expanding their income development. Additionally, associations are adopting open source intelligence for further developing client experience and raising the effectiveness of the association; consequently, giving a valuable opportunity to the development of the market. In addition, many associations have designated social media as their key hotspot for different advertising efforts, advancements of various items and events as it is more efficient than customary method of advertising. The utilization of social networking has expanded a lot of client created content. The substance may incorporate personal, pictures, videos, and professional data.

Furthermore, increasing use of cell phones and tablets with admittance to the internet combined with steadily developing client volume via social media platforms fills the development of social media analytics, which thusly gives profitable opportunity to the market. Moreover, saturation of artificial intelligence crosswise military & defence sectors and growing resemblance of enterprises towards unstructured information for business intelligence also drive the market growth.

However, lack of awareness regarding the open source intelligence and limited skillsets in open source intelligence industry may hamper the market growth. In spite of that, rising trends such as social media analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) can offer more opportunities for the further growth of the global open source intelligence (OSINT) market over the forecast period.

North America is Expected to Dominate the Global Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Market

North America is anticipated to dominate the market of global open source intelligence (OSINT) market due to rising implementation of open source intelligence devices by government and non-government organizations, technological advancements and presence of key players in this region. For example; in April 2019, Alfresco Software, a business, open source software organization, launched another Intelligence Services module for its cloud-first Digital Business Platform. This dispatch assisted the organization with fortifying its intelligence service portfolio and gains a competitive situation in the market. In April 2021, Social Links, an IT organization, teamed up with IBM to dispatch Social Links PRO on the IBM i2 Analyst's Notebook stage. The new arrangement is for law authorization divisions, network safety activities, and large companies for open-source information examinations.

Asia Pacific is assessed to observe significant development in the global open source intelligence (OSINT) market over the forecast period due to the growing investment in web intelligence, cyber security, and big data analytics by large number of corporates in this region. For example; in Q3 2020, the Chinese AI industry saw a 63% quarter-on-quarter growth in AI-based subsidizing. OSINT advancements, like NLP, PC vision, and speech intelligence, raised about USD 6 billion in China between 2016-2020 across 163 financing rounds, which has robustly pushed the market development.

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Rest of Europe


  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Rest of South America

Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
Report Analysis Details
Historical data 2015 - 2020
Forecast Period 2021 - 2027
Market Size in 2020: USD 6123.9 Million 
Base year considered 2020
Forecast Period CAGR %:


Market Size Expected in 2027: USD 25655.9 Million 
Tables, Charts & Figures: 175
Pages 200
Key Players/Companies Expert Systems S.p.A, Alfresco Software Inc., Maltego Technologies GmbH, Digital Clues, Octogence Technologies Pvt. Ltd., Palantir Technologies Inc., Recorded Future, Inc., OffSec Service Limited, Thales Group, Google LLC, and Others.
Segments Covered By Security, By Technique, By Application
Regional Analysis North America, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Asia Pacific, China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, South America, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, The Middle East and Africa, GCC, Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa

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Open Source Intelligence Tools

  • Metadata search.
  • Code search.
  • People and identity investigation.
  • Email search and verification.
  • Linking social media accounts.
  • Geospatial research and mapping.