February 23 with Todd Huntley on Disinformation in the Cyber Age

On Tuesday, February 23rd!
**Membership is not required to attend this event***

Disinformation in the Cyber Age

With Toddy Huntley, Director National Security Law Program, Georgetown University Law Center

Speaker Bio:
Bio for Todd Huntley

Abstract:
Disinformation in the Cyber Age
Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, the spread of misinformation related to the COVID-19 pandemic, and the threat of deep fakes have all increased government – and public – attention on the national security threats posed by both State and non-State actors’ use of information and disinformation. Whether referred to as propaganda, psychological operations, influence operations, or information warfare, States have used information to further their national security interests for many years. While these activities are not new, cyber capabilities and modern communications technologies have increased both their reach and effectiveness. The use of data to micro-target audiences via social media, leveraging hacked and leaked information, the dissemination of non and misattributed messages to a mass audience, and the potential use of deep fakes all challenge current policy approaches and existing legal norms. This discussion will examine how information is being leveraged to challenge national security, the legal issues surrounding the use of information as an element of national power, and approaches in defending against this increasing threat.

Teleconference Info **Please note this info has been updated this month**:
Dial: +1 346 248 7799 (US Toll)
Meeting ID: 584 375 4611
Passcode: 45932396

Video: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5843754611?pwd=eDgxbmRISWZLd1BxV2ZlcDJoY2Npdz09
(Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android)
Physical Location:
This month’s meeting will be hosted virtually only



Time:
6:00 PM Networking starts
6:30 PM Meeting starts
7:30 PM Meeting ends; additional networking until 8 PM

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Event is Free to the Public. Please RSVP as soon as you can!
RSVP on EventBrite: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ndia-february-chapter-meeting-tickets-140454179231 Questions?: Mike Dietz and Jared Asplundh at mpdietz@hotmail.com; jared.asplundh@gmail.com

In Austin: Reach out to John Thane and Patricia Baumhart jmthane@msn.com; pbaumhart@gmail.com for location details.


*While Zoom has been in the news lately, we’ve determined after review that Zoom security features are sufficient for our level of conversation. There will be no FOUO or sensitive topics. Everything we’ll be discussing is already in the public space.