CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Russia

Kremlin Watch Monitor ǀ December 5, 2016


Kremlin Watch Monitor ǀ December 5, 2016 INVITATION TO BRUSSELS EVENT How vulnerable are the countries of the Visegrad group to subversive foreign influence? Which of the Central European countries is the most susceptible to Kremlin’s subversive efforts? Where are the weak spots to be remedied, and what are the examples of the best practices… Continue reading Kremlin Watch Monitor ǀ December 5, 2016

#RussiaLies · Active Measures · CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Propaganda · Russia

Before ‘fake news,’ there was Soviet ‘disinformation’


By Adam Taylor November 26 On July 17, 1983, a small pro-Soviet Indian newspaper called the Patriot published a front-page article titled “AIDS may invade India: Mystery disease caused by US experiments.” The story cited a letter from an anonymous but “well-known American scientist and anthropologist” that suggested AIDS, then still a mysterious and deadly new disease,… Continue reading Before ‘fake news,’ there was Soviet ‘disinformation’

#RussiaFail · Information Warfare · Russia · Syria

Russian Su-33 jet crashes while landing on carrier in Mediterranean


I’m a wee bit curious. Russia is full of bluster, vim, and vinegar about how big, bad, and awesome their military is.  Yet they face no opposition in Syria.  They are not flying against any air defense. They face no airplanes in the sky. They are not performing in combat conditions. Not even electronic warfare.… Continue reading Russian Su-33 jet crashes while landing on carrier in Mediterranean

CounterPropaganda · Information Warfare · Russia

Handbook of Russian Information Warfare


Handbook of Russian Information Warfare Dear Reader, Recent events surrounding the presidential election in the United States have thrown Russia’s capabilities and intentions in the information domain into renewed focus. The implications of facing a combined effort of cyber offensives with traditional subversion and active measures are critically important for all members of the alliance.… Continue reading Handbook of Russian Information Warfare

Cybersecurity

The Report The Cybersecurity Commission Should Have Sent To the President and President Elect


December 4, 2016 By Bob Gourley  Originally published at CTOvision. On 1 December The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity issued their key deliverable, the report on Securing and Growing The Digital Economy. That is a good report. For policy-makers new to cybersecurity the introduction recaps issues the nation has been dealing with for quite some… Continue reading The Report The Cybersecurity Commission Should Have Sent To the President and President Elect

CounterPropaganda · Propaganda

PropOrNot – They’re Real, They’re Mad as Hell, And I Trust Them


I want to properly vet and verify PropOrNot. Other authors have spoken with the same representative for PropOrNot, they had much of the same information as I now have, and inexplicably came to a different conclusion. Here is the truth as I know it. The Washington Post article, Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’… Continue reading PropOrNot – They’re Real, They’re Mad as Hell, And I Trust Them

CounterPropaganda · Fake News · Information Warfare

Fake News Gets Real


Police say armed man came to pizzeria over fake news story The real problems with fake news Raising media-savvy kids in an era of fake news Gun-brandishing man sought to investigate conspiracy theory, police say By Kevin Bohn, Daniel Allman and Greg Clary, CNN Washington (CNN)A suspect arrested Sunday with an assault rifle at a… Continue reading Fake News Gets Real