ADCG names OSINT expert, Sandra Stibbards to Advisory Board

Sandra Stibbards, a respected investigative and intelligence expert in diverse subjects such as financial fraud, competitive intelligence, counterintelligence, business espionage, intellectual property, online vulnerabilities and other areas, has been named to the Advisory Board of the Association for Data and Cyber Governance.

“We are delighted to have the expertise and guidance of a seasoned professional such as Sandra Stibbards. The members of ADCG, its staff and others who work in this vital field will benefit from her broad knowledge and skills,” said Joy Meason Intriago, Managing Director of ADCG.

“We are gathering an experienced and very competent group of experts to guide ADCG in an array of training and information services for our members. Our membership will include public and private sector professionals who confront the great challenges in the data and cyber governance fields. Sandra Stibbards fits that mold,” added Intriago.

Stibbards, a 28-year professional, specializes in fraud investigations, competitive intelligence, counterintelligence, business and corporate espionage, online vulnerability assessments, brand protection and IP investigations, internet investigations and other areas.

She opened her firm, Camelot Investigations, in California in 1996 where she is a licensed private investigator. Ms. Stibbards has conducted investigations in five continents, including client-driven matters for financial institutions, brokerage firms, security companies, and various industries including aviation, international retail, pharmaceutical, software, healthcare, accounting and law firms, and government agencies. Her clients have included several Fortune 500 companies.

Ms. Stibbards has conducted training seminars worldwide on Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) since 2010. She created the course originally for the United States government. Building on that foundation, she tailors her seminars to the needs of companies and government agencies. The attendees and participating businesses have included financial institutions, intelligence agents, investigators, law enforcement agents, security companies, software firms, computer forensics firms, aerospace companies, and accounting and law firms. Her presentations aim to prepare participants to protect and expand their businesses and information, and to adapt to changes.

Ms. Stibbards is also a member of the Council of International Investigators, International Intelligence Network (Intellenet), American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS), Infragard, ACFE, WAD and others.

She is proficient at utilizing Open Source Intelligence to enhance and strengthen investigations. The methods and processes used in private investigations amplified and buttressed utilization of OSINT, a powerful tool in a wide range of investigations. She developed and refined social engineering and elicitation as specialized skills and includes Internet profiling and online investigations in her work.

Ms. Stibbards has been a speaker at international conferences and private events including the 2019 ACAMS Financial Crimes & AML Conference; Caribbean Regional Compliance Association 2018; ASIS International Annual Conference in Dallas, TX; Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, Heartland Annual Conference; Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) Toronto Conference; Annual Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) Conference, and Open Source Intelligence (OSINT) Training Sessions throughout North America.


Ms. Stibbards and the Association for Data and Cyber Governance will be presenting two educational courses starting May 26th:


Cyber Investigations Using Open Source Tools

Harnessing Intelligence from the Web to Excel in Investigations, Due Diligence and More

The two (2) course titles:

  • Thinking Outside the Box Using Open Source Intelligence (OSINT)
  • Let’s Get Social: Using Social Media as Your Investigative and Due Diligence Resource

For more information or to reserve your seat visit:


Joy Meason Intriago

Co-Founder of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS) and other successful training and certification organizations. Building valuable professional communities focused on professional growth in emerging areas. Now the founding Managing Director and responsible for growing the Association for Data and Cyber Governance, a global association of governance, risk and compliance professionals.

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