About your OSINT Instructor - Sandra Stibbards

Sandra Stibbards
Owner, President & Licensed Private Investigator — Camelot Investigations
CA License Number: PI18099 TX License Number: A11304

A Global Leader in Open Source Intelligence Training

Sandra Stibbards began her investigative career training and working extensively with one of the oldest and best known private investigation agencies in California. Four years later, in 1996, she opened her own investigation agency, Camelot Investigations. Currently, she maintains private investigator licenses in the states of California and Texas.

Ms. Stibbards specializes in Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Penetration Tests/Vulnerability Assessments, Intelligence Collection, IP Investigations and Internet Investigations. Elicitation is a specialized skill and trade that she has developed and refined during her years as an investigator. She has included “Internet profiling” and online investigations within her work. Ms. Stibbards has conducted Internet profiling and computer investigations internationally in five continents.

As the Internet expanded, it became another tool used to accomplish Ms. Stibbards investigative goals. She became proficient at utilizing Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) to enhance and strengthen all investigations. The methods and thought processes used as a private investigator amplified and bolstered the utilization of OSINT. OSINT is used every day in her investigative case work. OSINT is a very powerful tool when conducting Financial Fraud Investigations, Competitive Intelligence, Counterintelligence, IP Investigations, Internet Threats, Corporate and Individual Due Diligence, Backgrounds, Assets, Difficult Locates.

Ms. Stibbards has performed investigations for clients in the Financial Industry (Financial Institutions and Brokerage Firms), Security & Executive Protection Corporations, Airline Industry, International Retail Industry, Medical Supply & Pharmaceutical Industry, Accounting Agencies and Law Firms as well as other Investigation Agencies. Ms. Stibbards clients include several Fortune 500 and international companies.

Ms. Stibbards has been presenting training seminars on the topics of Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) as well as Vulnerability and Protection of Business Intelligence. The training seminars are tailored for large corporations and government agencies. Some of the business people and businesses in attendance have included retired intelligence agents, licensed private investigators, law enforcement, security companies, computer forensic corps., aerospace companies, financial corporations, accounting firms and law firms. The presentations help prepare participants to protect and expand their businesses and information as well as grow with the changes.

Ms. Stibbards has been an invited speaker at various international conferences and private events. Some of these most recently include MPF Seminar on Terrorism and Other Emergencies in Brazil, Intellenet AGMs, CO CFE Annual Conference, ACFCS Annual Conferences, ACFE Chapter Meetings, ATAP Annual Conference, ATAP Chapter Meetings, SCFIA Annual Conference, SCFIA Chapter Meetings and FAPI Annual Conference. Sandra Stibbards assisted in writing the CFCS (Certified Financial Crimes Specialist) Certification Exam as well as the CFCS Exam Study Manual.

Sandra Stibbards currently maintains membership with Intellenet (International Intelligence Network), ASIS (American Society for Industrial Security), ASIS Women in Security, ISPLA (Investigative & Security Professionals for Legislative Action), CII (Council of International Investigators) and FAPI (Florida Associations of Private Investigations. Ms. Stibbards is a Board Member of Intellenet and holds a seat on the ASIS Investigations Council. Sandra is also Certified as a B.A.I. (Board Accredited Investigator.)