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Weekly round-up of cognitive security-related articles from the New York Times. House Republican Campaign Committee Says It Was Hacked This Year New York Times, David E. Sanger and Emily Cochrane – December 4th, 2018 The campaign committee for House Republicans discovered in April that the email accounts of several of its senior officials had been hacked by […]
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Can Soft Power Work in a Sharp Power World? The U.S. Institute of Peace held their seventh Bipartisan Congressional Dialogue last week to answer this very question with: – Rep. Francis Rooney (R-FL) – Rep. Don Beyer (D-VA) IPA SUMMARY HERE Soft power, the appeal of a country’s culture and values to enhance its strength and influence, […]
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Dispatch from the Alliance for Securing Democracy News and Commentary Our Take On Tuesday, December 4, ASD will launch the Authoritarian Interference Tracker, a new interactive tool that analyzes the Russian government’s interference operations in 42 countries across the transatlantic space over the past two decades. If you would like to register for this launch […]
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A periodic series to highlight current research efforts in cognitive security. Project Information Literacy Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a nonprofit research institute that conducts ongoing, national studies on what it is like being a student in the digital age. They examine how college students find and use information – their needs, strategies, practices, and […]
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Younger Americans are better than older Americans at telling factual news statements from opinions By Jeffrey Gottfried and Elizabeth Grieco, Pew Research Center While some say wisdom comes with age, younger Americans are better than their elders at separating factual from opinion statements in the news. In a survey conducted Feb. 22 to March 4, […]
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Active Measures #14 – A Newsletter of Political Warfare, Influence, and Information Campaigns Here are the top stories seen this week: Wave of Disinformation from the Azov Sea | EU vs. Disinfo Russian Hackers Haven’t Stopped Probing the US Power Grid | Lily Hay Newman | Wired The Fake News Inquiry Chair Says He’s Seen Evidence A […]
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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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