Influence operations are a complex threat, and the community combating them—academics, social platforms, think tanks, governments—is broad. The goal of the Partnership for Countering Influence Operations (PCIO) is to grow this community and equip it to fight influence operations worldwide.
The 2020 U.S. presidential election is playing out in the shadow of disinformation, but few candidates are promising to take action against it.
While increasing media coverage is dedicated to how information is used to influence target audiences, a common terminology for describing these activities is lacking.
It is only a matter of time before maliciously manipulated or fabricated content surfaces of a major presidential candidate in 2020. Here is what every campaign needs to do in advance of a deepfake emergency.
The technology to create sophisticated fake videos—deepfakes—is getting more advanced with serious implications for governments and businesses.
Russia’s election interference reflects a trend that blends premeditation with opportunism. To bolster resilience, countries must urgently share best practices and lessons learned.