Tiffany Kwok explores the fresh topic of MADCOMs in the field of artificial intelligence, and ties in possible consequences for democracy.
With the upcoming 2019 federal election quickly approaching, Tiffany Kwok speaks with Director at NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence Mr. Jānis Sārts, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Toronto Dr. Joseph McQuade, and Research Director at the Samara Centre for Democracy Dr. Michael Morden on all issues regarding disinformation.
“It is no secret that Russia has been engaging in efforts to influence elections across the Western world in recent years. In this article, Brett Carson and Eric Couves analyze the data to determine whether fears of Russian interference are justified.”
The Communications Security Establishment (CSE) recently released a report predicting election interference in Canada on a greater scale than our nation has ever seen. Dr. Joseph McQuade, Program Editor for the Centre for Disinformation Studies, and Benjamin Patterson, Program Editor for Cyber Security and Information Warfare, explain the domestic and global context for this recent warning.
Ryan Atkinson discusses the dangerous implications of future political influence operations, arguing that research must work to understand how current operations will incorporate advancing technologies.