Month

November 2018
A View from the Digital Trenches – Lessons from Year One of Hamilton 68 Bret Schafer, November 19th, 2018, German Marshall Fund of the U.S. – Hamilton 68 – Activity from 600 monitored Twitter accounts linked to Russian influence operations. – Lessons from Year One of Hamilton 68 The Russian government’s active measures campaign during the 2016 U.S. […]
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Countering Adversary Attacks on Democracy – It’s Not Just About Elections with Senator Mark Warner The Center for Strategic and International Studies held this event on November 15th with: Mark Warner, U.S. Senator from Virginia, Vice Chairman—Select Committee on Intelligence​ ​ Harvey Rishikof​, Advisory Board Chairman, American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security ​IPA […]
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Chinese Influence and American Interests: Promoting Constructive Vigilance Chinese Influence and American Interests – The Hoover Institution published a report on Chinese influence and American interests.  Edited by Larry Diamond, the 213 page report, written and endorsed by a group of this country’s leading China specialists and students of one-party systems is the result of […]
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2018 Global Security Forum, Prospects and Priorities for U.S. Gray Zone Competition The Center for Strategic and International Studies held the event on November 27th, moderated by Heather Conley, SVP for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic; and Director, Europe Program, CSIS and with a panel comprising of: David Cohen, former Deputy Director, CIA; and former Undersecretary for […]
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Weekly round-up of cognitive security-related articles from the New York Times. Dictionary.com Chooses ‘Misinformation’ as Word of the Year New York Times, Associated Press, November 26th, 2018 Misinformation, as opposed to disinformation, was chosen Monday as Dictionary.com’s word of the year on the tattered coattails of “toxic,” picked earlier this month for the same honor by Oxford […]
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Weekly round-up of cognitive security-related articles from the Washington Post. With an eye on past problems, Facebook expands local feature Washington Post, Associated Press, November 28th, 2018 Facebook is cautiously expanding a feature that shows people local news and information, including missing-person alerts, road closures, crime reports and school announcements. Dictionary.com chooses ‘misinformation’ as word of the […]
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Mike Rogers interview – 2018 Global Security Forum – Prospects and Priorities for U.S. Gray Zone Competition The Center for Strategic and International Studies held a discussion with Mike Rogers, Admiral, U.S. Navy retired, on gray zone activities on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 Six months after his retirement as a four-star Admiral and former commander of USCYBERCOM and […]
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Soft Power in a Sharp Power World: Countering Coercion and Information Warfare U.S. Institute of Peace Wednesday, November 28, 2018 9:00am – 10:00am A Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue with Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) and Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) Global adversaries, especially states like Russia, China and Iran, use sharp power tools of coercion, disinformation and proxy […]
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Media Literacy Starts Young: Strategies for Media Mentorship in the Early Years and Early Grades June 26, 2019 New America, 740 15th St NW, Washington DC, 20005 A pre-conference workshop hosted by New America as part of the biannual conference of the National Association for Media Literacy Education. There is no longer any doubt that […]
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Dispatch from the Alliance for Securing Democracy News and Commentary Our Take The Alliance for Securing Democracy’s Bradley Hanlon and Samuel Riddell published “Disinformation at the Dinner Table,” a guide for discussing influence operations with skeptical family members over the holidays. New agency takes lead on cybersecurity while state officials struggle with election reform: The […]
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