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Matt Ashburn, Authentic8

Every Tuesday, former White House CISO and CIA cybersecurity officer Matt Ashburn sits down with tech industry veteran Jeff Phillips. The pair... more

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Practical OSINT tips from the field

In this episode, an expert OSINT practitioner from both government and private sector practices joins to share hands-on tips from... more

15 Nov 2022 · 23 minutes
Subverting censorship through tech

Authoritarian regimes create propaganda and disinformation, in part, by blocking citizens’ access to traditional news sources. In this episode, co-founder... more

08 Nov 2022 · 22 minutes
How to perform a fact-check: from start to finish

Nick Hardinges from the Reuters fact-checking team joins the podcast to walk us through how to go about debunking information... more

18 Oct 2022 · 24 minutes
Verifying what you see in the media

Social media and traditional media overlap now more than ever, with social media providing an opportunity to reach and resonate... more

11 Oct 2022 · 18 minutes
Why Russian disinformation is so effective

Fact-checkers’ biggest nemesis is the proliferation of disinformation in the digital age. Chris Paul joins the episode to talk about... more

04 Oct 2022 · 23 minutes
Where Woodward meets Holmes: OSINT and investigative journalism

The intersection of open-source information, disinformation, social media and journalism has spawned a new breed of investigator. Meet Brecht Castel,... more

27 Sep 2022 · 19 minutes
The AI tracking alt-social media

Mis- and disinformation abound on social media. But as violating users are deplatformed from mainstream sites, they’ve become hyper-concentrated on... more

20 Sep 2022 · 21 minutes
Autopsy of a story: the art and science of fact-checking

Fact-checking can be seen as the undoing of a story, tearing apart the salacious tidbits to get at the bloody... more

13 Sep 2022 · 23 minutes
Pro tips for intel team “care and feeding”

From a love of Tom Clancy novels to military intelligence to “the ivory tower” of industry analysts, Rick Holland’s road... more

31 Aug 2022 · 20 minutes
Using OSINT to identify weaknesses

OSINT is a powerful tool to identify vulnerabilities in your organization. But with all the information out there, how do... more

09 Aug 2022 · 13 minutes
Practical OSINT tips from the field