Ritu Gill

10:30- 10:50 AM - TRACK 4, ROOM 1700

Lesser known platforms for OSINT Investigations

Open-source investigators know about common social media platforms used for OSINT such as Facebook and Instagram but what about those platforms that no one really talks about? This presentation will cover some lesser-known platforms that can be used from the OSINT perspective to further investigations. 

Ritu gill

Ritu Gill is an Intelligence Analyst with 16 years of experience working in open-source intelligence (OSINT). After a 12-year career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Ritu set up a consulting business providing OSINT training and research to law enforcement and related entities across North America. Ritu holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminology from Kwantlen Polytechnic University and is actively involved in the OSINT community.


During her 12-year tenure with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Ritu specialized in open-source intelligence and worked on many high-profile investigations. As part of the RCMP’s international capacity-building program, Ritu trained law enforcement in Bangladesh and India in the use of the internet as an investigative tool.