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September 27, 2022

S1E27 | Where Woodward meets Holmes: OSINT and investigative journalism

The intersection of open-source information, disinformation, social media and journalism has spawned a new breed of investigator. Meet Brecht Castel, fact-checking journalist and OSINT aficionado, and hear his advice on how to be good at both.

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Matt Ashburn
Matt Ashburn
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Self-described "recovering CISO," Matt is a former CIA cybersecurity officer and director on the National Security Council. He brings his nearly 20 years' experience in intelligence and cybersecurity to the show each week. When not hosting NeedleStack, he's Caribbean island hopping or navigating DC's Flight Restricted Zone.

Jeff Phillips
Jeff Phillips
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Jeff is a tech industry veteran of more than 20 years (take that, Matt), launching products and SaaS solutions in startups and Fortune 100 companies. If curiosity killed the cat, Jeff has nine lives. If he wasn't hosting NeedleStack, he'd be doing a podcast on: gym rats and obsessive lawn care.

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