Report: The U.S. is unprepared for the AI future

Convincing AI-fueled fakes could lead us to “the end of truth.”

Source: Report: The U.S. is unprepared for the AI future

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Twitter is sweeping out fake accounts like never before, putting user growth at risk

The rate of account suspensions, which Twitter confirmed to The Post, has more than doubled since October, when the company revealed under congressional pressure how Russia used fake accounts to interfere in the U.S. presidential election. Twitter suspended more than 70 million accounts in May and June, and the pace has continued in July, according to the data.

Source: Twitter is sweeping out fake accounts like never before, putting user growth at risk

NATO and Asymmetric Threats: A Blueprint for Defense and Deterrence

Russia is increasingly turning its asymmetric arsenal on NATO allies to attack the credibility of the Alliance, undermine democratic institutions across member states, and disrupt NATO cohesion on a variety of policy and security issues. Despite falling below the threshold of conventional warfare, asymmetric threats are designed to weaken the security of the Alliance

Source: NATO and Asymmetric Threats: A Blueprint for Defense and Deterrence

The Bear’s Side of the Story: Russian Political and Information Warfare

The international stage is complex and fluid, continuously changing, but human nature and the selfish intentions to achieve power have not changed in millennia. The Kremlin has added another facet to their political warfare through the savvy exploitation of new media.

Source: The Bear’s Side of the Story: Russian Political and Information Warfare

Document: Senate Intelligence Committee Review Endorses January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment of Russian Election Interference – Lawfare

The Senate intelligence committee released the findings Tuesday of its review of the January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment of Russia’s efforts to influence the 2016 election. The document is below.

Source: Document: Senate Intelligence Committee Review Endorses January 2017 Intelligence Community Assessment of Russian Election Interference – Lawfare

Russia as Spoiler: Projecting Division in Transatlantic Societies

The Kremlin’s political and military aggressions over recent years have put Putin’s rejection of the international liberal order and post-Cold War balance of power on full display. Increasingly paranoid about regime survival — which it directly links to its waning influence in the post-Soviet space — Russia has gone on the offensive to undermine

Source: Russia as Spoiler: Projecting Division in Transatlantic Societies

Twitter Release Reveals the Kremlin’s News Impersonation Game

On June 18, Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee releasedaround 1,100 names of Twitter accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency (IRA), which is the official name of the Russian troll farm indictedby Special Counsel Robert Mueller for its attempts to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The new release brings the total number of known

Source: Twitter Release Reveals the Kremlin’s News Impersonation Game

Wargaming Moscow’s Virtual Battlefield

Bottom Line: Russian involvement in the information domain includes electronic warfare, espionage and active measures like disinformation, propaganda, psychological pressure, destabilization of society and influence of foreign media.

Source: Wargaming Moscow’s Virtual Battlefield