Defend yourself against Soviets

In honor of the Day of the Defender of Ukraine and National Cybersecurity Month in the U.S., I am putting pen to paper some thoughts that may help citizens of both countries defend themselves, ourselves. Here are some top level considerations for self-defense in a now borderless news and information world.

Upcoming. Premonition of World Information War

Freedom of speech and global information war.
What are the markers of the victory in large-scale information war?
Individual and collective emotional defense against the large-scale psychological operations.

Mass Blocking of the Ukrainian Users Twitter Accounts start Russian Operation “Brotherly Peoples”

Mass blockings of the Twitter accounts of those Ukrainian users who have active anti-Putin’s mindset and are followed by thousands users is a part of the Russian special operation “Brotherly Peoples”. The goal of this operation is informational deleting Ukrainian patriots who critically and with fact-checking approach regard the idea of reconciliation or “fraternization” with pro-Russian separatists and terrorists being spread. And the final goal of this special operation is destabilization of the situation in Ukraine and “regime changing” to pro-Russian government.

When Emotions Run Too High. The Role of the Media in the Polarization of Conflicts

It is very important from the peacebuilding point of view. When we are reporting on facts, we cannot allow for such manipulation as Andre and have demonstrated you using this is a very typical news piece about the Pope and Putin. There are lots more cases like this in Ukraine-Russia conflict and other conflicts obviously. If we stick with facts, we will win the war for objective reporting. We will sanitize the media and diminish the level of fear and panic. I think it is very important.

Залежність інформаційної безпеки України від вибору онлайн-сервісів

Незалежно від розташування та відома користувача про ці закони, силові структури РФ мають змогу отримати доступ до розміщених на російських ресурсах (Mail.Ru, Odnoklassniki, Vkontakte, та ін.) усіх персональних даних, особистої переписки користувачів, блокувати опубліковані матеріали.

Ensuring Information Security in Ukraine

Discussion points for the public debate on INFOWAR AND INFORMATION SECURITY. PROPAGANDA AND NEW MEDIA held in the framework of the Kyiv Dialogue project in Kharkiv on May 19, 2015.

#євромайдан: Танки, зомби, инопланетяне, и… Туберкулез!

То, что в Украине постоянно от туберкулеза умирают сотни бездомных (и не только!) людей почему-то до сих пор никого не волновало. А тут, смотри-ка, спохватились – опасность! А что, удобно – ничего ж делать особо не надо. Писульку вбросил и доволен! Ну, а если правда то, что пишут тут, то перед писулькой надо еще вбросить труп, что тоже особых сложностей не представляет.