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On December 7, 2022, the DFRLab is hosting a virtual edition of its annual government-to-government forum,360/StratCom. Tune in to hear from government and civil society leaders driving forward a proactively democratic tech agenda for the interconnected world.

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360/StratCom

Dec 7, 2022

The White House’s new deputy cyber director: Tech’s challenges are society’s challenges

By Nick Fouriezos

Camille Stewart Gloster, the inaugural deputy national cyber director for technology and ecosystem security, spoke at the DFRLab's 360/StratCom about her newly created office's ambitious agenda to address a wide scope of cyber challenges.

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Camille Stewart breaks down the Office of the National Cyber Director’s whole-of-society strategy

By Atlantic Council

Camille Stewart Gloster, the inaugural deputy national cyber director for technology & ecosystem, is defining the role that the United States' new Office of the National Cyber Director can play.

Technology & Innovation

Transcript

Dec 7, 2022

Can the Freedom Online Coalition live up to its potential?

By Atlantic Council

The Freedom Online Coalition has operated with varied success. As the US prepares to take over as chair of the body, civil society leaders who helped launch and shape the Coalition discuss how it can best be leveraged to advance a proactively democratic digital world.

Technology & Innovation

Report

Dec 6, 2022

An introduction to the Freedom Online Coalition

By Rose Jackson, Leah Fiddler, Jacqueline Malaret

The Freedom Online Coalition (FOC) is comprised of thirty-four member countries committed to advancing Internet freedom and human rights online.

Digital Policy International Organizations
Original photo of the Polish PM, which was digitally altered and amplified on Telegram. (Source: @PremierRP/archive)

New Atlanticist

Dec 2, 2022

Russian War Report: Russian Telegram channel spreads digitally modified photo of Poland’s prime minister

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

Russian Telegram channels disseminated a manipulated photo showing Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki at a monument during his visit to Ukraine.

Conflict Disinformation

Issue Brief

Nov 22, 2022

The cases for using the SBOMs we build

By Amelie Koran, Wendy Nather, Stewart Scott, and Sara Ann Brackett

Software bills of materials (SBOMs) provide key data suit for many uses. Industry and government can continue to sharpen their demand signals, shape implementation, and continue driving development and adoption.

Cybersecurity Technology & Innovation
Anti-LGBTQ counter-protesters stomp on a rainbow flag during a protest by gay rights activists in central Moscow, June 11, 2013. (Source: Reuters/Maxim Shemetov)

New Atlanticist

Nov 18, 2022

Russian War Report: Russia defends ‘traditional values,’ criminalizes LGBTQ ‘propaganda’

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

After two Polish citzens were killed by a missile, Poland and NATO both say the hit was not a Russian attack. Meanwhile, Putin enacts an anti-LGBTQ ord

Central Europe Civil Society

Tech at the Leading Edge

Nov 18, 2022

GRU 26165: The Russian cyber unit that hacks targets on-site

By Justin Sherman

Russian hackers are not always breaching targets from afar, typing on their keyboards in Moscow bunkers or St. Petersburg apartment buildings. Enter GRU Unit 26165, a military cyber unit with hackers operating remotely and on-site. Going forward, Western intelligence and law enforcement personnel, as well as multinational organizations, would be wise to pay attention. 

Cybersecurity Russia

The 5×5

Nov 16, 2022

The 5×5—The rise of cyber surveillance and the Access-as-a-Service industry

By Simon Handler

Experts discuss the rise of cyber surveillance and the impact of the Access-as-a-Service industry on the United States and its allies.

Cybersecurity Intelligence
Ukrainians people living in Krakow and their supporters are seen during the Solidarity With Ukraine protest in Krakow's Main Square, on the 232nd day of the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

New Atlanticist

Nov 11, 2022

Russian War Report: Ukrainians celebrate in Kherson as Russia evacuates the city

By Digital Forensic Research Lab

As Russian forces retreat from Kherson, Ukrainians celebrate online and in-person. While the overall status of the withdrawal remains in flux, today’s footage shows Russia is no longer in control of the central parts of Kherson. 

Conflict Disinformation