• Online, Instructor-Led
Course Description

Russian tactics include the name calling of Ukrainians as Nazis. Affixing such a historically damming moniker to Ukraine dehumanizes and demonstrates the need to eradicate such a problem. They use of scores of cyber psyops methods provide in-depth understanding of Russian Cognitive Warfare tactics and methods.

Learning Objectives

Non-inclusively, students gain understanding of Selective Reporting: They choose to report certain events or aspects of a story while omitting others, thus shaping the narrative in a particular way.
2.Misleading Headlines: Sensationalized or misleading headlines attracts attention and potentially distort the actual content of the article, leading to biased perceptions.
3.Spin and Framing: Russian outlets spin or frame stories by emphasizing certain aspects or presenting them from a specific ideological standpoint, influencing public opinion.
4.Manipulative Language: They use emotionally charged or loaded language can sway readers' or viewers' opinions by appealing to their emotions rather than presenting a balanced view of the facts.
5.False Equivalency: Russian outlets create an appearance of balance by equating unrelated or disproportionate events or viewpoints, distorting the overall picture.

Framework Connections

The materials within this course focus on the NICE Framework Task, Knowledge, and Skill statements identified within the indicated NICE Framework component(s):

Specialty Areas

  • All-Source Analysis
  • Collection Operations
  • Cyber Operations
  • Knowledge Management
  • Training, Education, and Awareness