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How to Fight Russian Infowar in Central Europe Defense One, by Radu Magdin, October 12, 2018 Traditional counter-propaganda techniques are decreasingly effective. The next steps will require focus, engagement, and new thinking. After years of low awareness and fragmented approaches, the West is finally coming to grips with Russia’s hybrid warfare in Eastern Europe. The […]
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Facebook Tackles Rising Threat: Americans Aping Russian Schemes to Deceive New York Times, Sheera Frenkel, October 11th, 2018 Real-time spreading of disinformation started by Americans, for Americans Shift the flow of online disinformation to mislead and inflame Weeks before the midterm elections, influence campaigns are a domestic phenomenon fomented by Americans on the left and […]
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This week’s Dispatch from the Alliance for Securing Democracy. News and Commentary Russian GRU officers attempted to hack organization investigating the Skripal poisoning: On October 4, the Netherlands announced that it expelled four Russian military intelligence directorate (GRU) officers in April for attempting to carry out a cyber-attack on the Organization for the Prohibition of […]
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Seth Jones at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) published a brief on how to respond to Russian information warfare activities.  Take a look!
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This week’s Dispatch from the Alliance for Securing Democracy. News and Commentary Russian hacking group launches powerful new cyber weapon:  Fancy Bear, a hacking group linked to Russia’s military intelligence agency (GRU), has developed a powerful new cyber weapon that resists conventional counter-methods. The malware allows hackers to maintain access to a target even after a complete […]
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Facebook’s Q&A – … two new partnerships we recently entered into. One is with the International Republican Institute and the other is with the National Democratic Institute. The goal is to draw on the expertise from these two organizations to further assist with our international election integrity efforts for elections around the globe. Reuter’s article – […]
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From NATO’s Strategic Communications Center for Excellence: Have a great idea on how to detect disinformation online? Submit your idea  –  The winning team will get a 5,000 Euro prize.  Deadline for submissions is October 15th, 2018.
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Digital Deceit II:  A Policy Agenda to Fight Disinformation on the Internet Digital Deceit:  A Policy Agenda to Fight Disinformation on the Internet by Dipayan Ghosh and Ben Scott, New America, September 24th, 2018The report develops a framework to address the digital threat to democracy and recommends a set of specific proposals. The crisis for […]
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LikeWar: The Weaponization of Social Media authors Peter Singer and Emerson Brooking study what social media has been doing to politics, news, and war by tracking conflicts around the globe, studying the spread of YouTube battle clips and more. New York City – October 3th, 2018 – New America Washington DC – October 5th, 2018 – Center for Strategic […]
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On October 2nd, 2018, the Center for Strategic and International Studies will host an event highlighting a thirty-country survey on attitudes towards the U.S.  Sign up or watch the webcast through the link below: Pew Global Attitudes Survey: America’s Public Image Abroad
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