Lecture: Shielding Democracies from Hacking and Disinformation

Laura Daniels, Washington D.C., currently, German Chancellor Fellow at the Global Public Policy Institute, Berlin

States have long tried to influence one another, at times through subversive means. Today, reports of hacking and leaking, “fake news” propagated by bots and false accounts, rumors of foreign funding to extremist parties, and other similar tactics have caused alarm in Western democracies. For a better understanding of subversive influencing tools and the challenge they pose to democracies today, Laura Daniels analyses Soviet active measures during the Cold War and compared these with the methods currently in play. 

In Kooperation mit der Kulturabteilung der U.S. Botschaft in Berlin
Im Rahmen des Auslandswiss. Kolloquiums der FAU, LS Falke: The Reconfiguration of the International System

Eintritt frei
engl. Sprache

06. Dezember 2017
18:30 – 20:00

Veranstaltungsort:

FAU
Findelgasse 9
90402 Nürnberg