NorthSec 2021

Roger Johnston

Roger Johnston is a security specialist at Ubisoft and a member of Cognitive Security Collaborative. In 2020, Cognitive Security Collaborative set up the CTI League's disinformation team, and continues to work with groups around the world to bootstrap communities of disinformation responders.

His work involves security consulting, adversary emulation, and malware development. At Cognitive Security Collaborative he researches influence operation TTPs and develops mitigation strategies for the AMITT framework, performs red team exercises, and develops trainings.

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Privacy, online platforms & misinformation
Roger Johnston, Sara-Jayne Terp, Marie-Pier Villeneuve-Dubuc, Cory Doctorow, Lex Gill

Q&A and discussion for the malware block, hosted and moderated by Lex Gill. Questions will be gathered from the audience during the four prior talks.

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AMITT Countermeasures - A Defensive Framework to Counter Disinformation
Roger Johnston, Sara-Jayne Terp

AMITT (Adversarial Misinformation and Influence Tactics and Techniques) is an open-source framework for describing the strategic, operational, and tactical elements of influence operations. By enabling researchers, practitioners, and policy makers to communicate their findings, AMITT is bringing together an international community to help combat disinformation.

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