Employment opportunities

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Research Assistant for Sub-Saharan Africa, Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) seeks a talented and entrepreneurial individual to fill a position as Research Assistant for Sub-Saharan Africa.

Africa Disinformation

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Research Assistant for Venezuela, Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) seeks a talented, dynamic, and entrepreneurial individual to fill a position as Research Assistant for Venezuela.

Disinformation Venezuela

Mon, Sep 2, 2019

Program Assistant, Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) seeks a talented, dynamic, and entrepreneurial individual to fill a fast-paced position as Program Assistant.

Disinformation

Mon, Sep 2, 2019

Program Assistant for Policy Partnership, Digital Forensic Research Lab

The Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) seeks a talented and entrepreneurial individual for the position of Program Assistant for Policy Partnership.

Disinformation

Experts

Andy Carvin

Resident Senior Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Anna Pellegatta

Associate Director, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ayushman Kaul

Research Assistant for South Asia, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Ben Nimmo

Nonresident Senior Fellow, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Esteban Ponce de León

Research Assistant for Latin America, Digital Forensic Research Lab

Digital Forensic Research Lab

Content

Thu, Jun 27, 2019

INFOGRAPHICS – Disinformation in democracies: Strengthening digital resilience in Latin America

2018 saw political tides turn in three of Latin America’s largest democracies. These elections also saw deep polarization and distrust in institutions among Brazilians, Mexicans, and Colombians in an information environment ripe with disinformation. And while disinformation and misinformation are nothing new, the spread of false information at alarming rates is more effective and worrisome […]

2018 Elections in Latin America by Roberta Braga

Brazil Colombia
Operation Secondary Infektion

Sat, Jun 22, 2019

Operation Secondary Infektion

A Russian-based information operation used fake accounts, forged documents, and dozens of online platforms to spread stories.

Report by Nika Aleksejeva, Lukas Andriukaitis, Luiza Bandeira, Donara Barojan, Graham Brookie, Eto Buziashvili, Andy Carvin, Kanishk Karan, Ben Nimmo, Iain Robertson, and Michael Sheldon

Disinformation English

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Open source investigators set their sights on Saudi airstrikes in Yemen

Bellingcat and the Global Legal Action Network are using open source information to investigate airstrikes carried out by the Saudi-led coalition on civilian targets and critical infrastructure in Yemen.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Disinformation The Gulf

Fri, Jun 21, 2019

Open source information as a tool in exposing authoritarian regimes

Open source researches can steel themselves to combat disinformation fro authoritarian regimes by working with social media companies, Iyed el-Baghdadi says.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Disinformation Saudi Arabia

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

The importance of working together in the fight against disinformation

After reports showed that the European parliamentary elections were hit by disinformation campaigns, researchers argue for more coordination in response.

New Atlanticist by Ashish Kumar Sen

Disinformation
360/OS London

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

360/OS Summit 2019

The DFRLab was thrilled to welcome a diverse cohort of participants to London for our annual 360/OS summit on June 20-21, 2019.

Program Impact Story by Atlantic Council

Disinformation English

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

How the European Union avoided a disinformation crisis

EU official says proactive measures helped lessen the impact of coordinated disinformation campaigns during the EU parliamentary elections.

New Atlanticist by David A. Wemer

Disinformation European Union

Thu, Jun 20, 2019

The “#Macron leaks” operation: a post-mortem

In the long list of electoral interference attempts in recent years, one case stands out: the 2017 French presidential election–because it failed. Its failure lies in the fact that the result of the election did not coincide with the aim of the attackers. This new report, “The #Macron Leaks Operation,” by Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer analyzes […]

Report by Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer

Cybersecurity Disinformation

Sat, Jun 1, 2019

360/OS Summit to Explore Open Source, Digital Forensics, and Disinformation

The Atlantic Council's Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab) will host its 360/OS Summit on June 20-21, 2019 in London, England.

Flagship Event by Atlantic Council

Disinformation English

Mon, May 20, 2019

The Christchurch call and the failure of US leadership

The United States’ snubbing of the document represents a retreat from previous counterterrorism pledges. It also reveals a dangerous divide between the White House and US allies regarding the growing threat of white ethno-nationalist extremism.

New Atlanticist by Emerson T. Brooking

Disinformation English