Technological advances and the fast internet have resulted in simplistic approaches for obtaining information from the internet sphere. All an investigator needs is a system connected to the internet. It makes the OSINT more available, valuable, and universal.
Speed of Collecting Bulk Information
The internet sphere is an accumulation of bulk information and is expanding rapidly. Thus, it provides a good quantity of open-source data available for the investigator to investigate in a short period, which is not a feature of any other intellectual discipline.
An Enormous Range of Information
The advantage of working on open-source information intelligence is it covers a variety of national security topics, which is not possible when collecting information by any other intelligence collection discipline.