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Cybersecurity in Political Campaigns

I recently had the opportunity to participate in a panel on cybersecurity in the context of upcoming Bolivian elections.  (Check out the video if interested!) One thing I took away from… Read More

Improving the Digital Landscape in Georgia

(Originally posted on

As Georgia approaches its parliamentary elections on October 31, 2020, NDI partners are hard at work… Read More

What We Learned During RightsCon 2020

Every year, NDI joins thought leaders, practitioners, and activists from civil society, governments, media, academia, and business for a week of global discussions on safeguarding human rights in our digital age at… Read More

Sorting Truth from Truthiness in the Digital Age

“Who you gonna believe” – as the comics say – “me, or your lyin’ eyes?” When it comes to politics, cognitive bias has always given citizens a strong push to believe “their side,” whatever the evidence to the contrary suggests.

As… Read More

In the Fight Against Disinformation, Many Tools are Needed

(Originally posted on DemWorks 6/22/2018)

In technology, you often hear geeks referencing the classic “garbage in, garbage out”… Read More

Weekly Roundup 04/17/2020

As countries begin to stabilize their processes around coping with COVID-19, we’re highlighting positive efforts within the digital space to continue and improve programming, despite prevailing challenges. Institutions like the Center for… Read More

Weekly Roundup 4/3/2020

In our previous blog post, we highlighted responses of organizations and government to the COVID-19 pandemic, with increasing policies and a strong recommendation to adopt social distancing… Read More

Weekly Roundup 3/20/2020

The coronavirus pandemic, which has increased calls for social distancing, has resulted in the need for a… Read More

Cybersecurity in Ukraine: Deep Dives vs Broad Brush

(Originally posted on DemWorks)

The internet has never felt like a scarier place. Whether from sophisticated nation-state actors or freelancing… Read More

Weekly Roundup 6/3/2020

The novel coronavirus outbreak, which has spread to several countries with health workers looking for ways to stem the spread of the virus, has resulted in an "… Read More