OSIRA DESIGNATIONS


OSIRA - OPEN SOURCE INTELLIGENCE AND RESEARCH ASSOCATION


OSIRA members in good standing can work towards an industry specific professional designation recognizing expertise and experience in the field of Open Source Intelligence. Peer review, training, work experience and case studies facilitate progression through the levels of the OSIRA professional recognition program.



Alternatively, if you are already an industry-recognized expert you may qualify for Associate, Fellowship or Lifetime status with OSIRA.



Professional Designation Structure

Professional Designation Structure


Open Source Intelligence Professional

OSINT Professional

720

hours certified professional experience in past 2 years

24

hours certified professional training in past 2 years

2

Endorsements
 

Open Source Intelligence Specialist

OSINT Specialist

1000

additional hours certified professional experience

40

additional hours certified professional training/conferences/workshops

2

additional endorsements and/or 2 of contributions of reports/papers to OSIRA

Open Source Intelligence Expert

OSINT Expert

1440

additional hours certified professional experience

72

additional hours certified professional training/conferences/workshops

4

Contributions and acceptance of reports or papers to OSIRA

 


Associate

OSIRA members in good standing and with 5 years’ experience and training may, at the Board’s discretion, be awarded Associate member status.

Fellow

Members who, in the expressed opinion of the majority of the Board, possess a high level of professional standing and have displayed an outstanding level of achievement or development in the field of OSINT may be granted Fellowship status.

Lifetime

A member who is worthy of special recognition for their efforts on behalf of OSINT over an extended period may be granted Lifetime Membership.

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