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ASD contributes long and short form research products and analysis to inform and engage our audience on a range of issues related to malign foreign interference. In addition, we develop policy recommendations and strategies to close vulnerabilities and safeguard institutions from authoritarian threats.

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |September 24, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary White House unveils national cyber strategy to deter foreign adversaries: On September 20, the Trump administration announced a new cyber strategy, which outlines how the administration will approach cybersecurity and deter and [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |September 17, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary President Trump signs Executive Order on investigating and imposing sanctions for election interference: On September 12, President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) to clarify and streamline the process of detecting and sanc [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |September 10, 2018|Newsletter, Uncategorized|

News and Commentary In Senate hearing, Twitter and Facebook executives admit to mistakes, while Google is conspicuously absent: Facebook COO Sharyl Sandberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey appeared in front of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligenc [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |September 4, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary Efforts to secure the November midterms are still lagging: The Secure Elections Act, which seeks to improve the security of U.S. election systems, is currently stalled in the Senate. The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |August 27, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary Microsoft and social media companies uncover influence campaigns from Iran, Russia: Last week, Microsoft announced it dismantled a phishing campaign by the Russian state-sponsored hacking group Fancy Bear (also known as APT28 or [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |August 20, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary Federal and state officials address vulnerabilities ahead of midterm elections: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hosted a three-day “National Election Cyber Exercise” to “identify best practices and areas for improvemen [...]

Securing Democracy Dispatch

By |August 13, 2018|Newsletter|

News and Commentary U.S. sanctions Russia over Skripal poisoning: The United States announced new sanctions on Russia as mandated under the 1991 Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act for the “attempt to assassinate U.K [...]

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