Graham Brookie

Director and Managing Editor, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council

Italy, Russia, United States
English

Director and Managing Editor, Digital Forensic Research Lab, Atlantic Council

Italy, Russia, United States
English

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By Graham Brookie

#TrollTracker: Twitter Troll Farm Archives


On October 16, Twitter released an archive of over ten million tweets posted by accounts from 2013 through 2018.… Read more

By Graham Brookie

#TrollTracker: Facebook Uncovers Active Influence Operation


The accounts suspended by Facebook for being inauthentic on July 31 sought to exacerbate divisions and set… Read more

By Graham Brookie

DFRLab’s Graham Brookie on Open Source Research


Graham Brookie, Deputy Director of the Digital Forensic Research Lab, explains why open source investigation matters. Read more

By Graham Brookie

Fake News: Defining and Defeating


Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to present his media critics with so-called “fake news awards,” it… Read more

Biography

Graham Brookie is the managing editor and acting director of the Digital Forensic Research Lab (@DFRLab), a start-up within the Atlantic Council focused on building digital resilience. The @DFRLab is at the forefront of open-source research with a focus on governance, technology, security, social media, and where each intersect. By publishing what it can prove, or disprove, in real-time, the @DFRLab is creating a new model of research and education adapted for impact.

Prior to joining the @DFRLab, Mr. Brookie served in various positions at the White House and National Security Council. His most recent role was as an adviser for strategic communications with a focus on digital strategy, audience engagement, and coordinating a cohesive record of former US President Barack Obama’s national security and foreign policy. Previously he served as the adviser to the assistant to the president for homeland security and counterterrorism (APHSCT), the president’s top aide for cybersecurity, counterterrorism, intelligence, and homeland security issues. He also worked in the East Asia, Middle East, and North Africa directorates at the National Security Council. Mr. Brookie graduated cum laude with degrees from American University in Washington, DC. He also completed the London School of Economics’ general course.

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