Human Intelligence is a critical component of intelligence gathering and espionage. It involves the collection of information and intelligence through interpersonal interactions and relationships with individuals who have access to valuable information.
Effective recruitment and management of sources, often referred to as 'handling,' play a vital role in Human Intelligence (HUMINT) operations. A comprehensive understanding of the psychological aspects of human source management is crucial for successful intelligence collection and assessment.
This briefing will touch on the intricacies of human source identification, evaluation, recruitment, and validation. It will also provide illustrative examples of various sources, such as information peddlers, mercenaries, sentinels, and more.
This event is relevant to intelligence professionals and individuals with an interest in security, intelligence, and law enforcement. It will offer valuable insights into the processes of recruiting, verifying, validating, training, directing, and debriefing human sources to fully enhance operational efficiency.