Analysis,
CyberAI Project

Aurora Johnson

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Aurora Johnson was a Semester Research Analyst at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), where she worked on the CyberAI Project. She earned her M.A. in Georgetown’s Security Studies Program, where she concentrated in technology and national security and is a National Science Foundation CyberCorps Fellow. She has experience working in the public sector, doing Open Source analysis for the LAPD, as well as in academia, researching issues at the nexus of emerging technology and national security. She holds a B.S. from Georgetown University in Science, Technology, and International Affairs.

Artificial intelligence offers enormous promise to advance progress and powerful capabilities to disrupt it. This policy brief is the second installment of a series that examines how advances in AI could be exploited to enhance operations that automate disinformation campaigns. Building on the RICHDATA framework, this report describes how AI can supercharge current techniques to increase the speed, scale, and personalization of disinformation campaigns.

Artificial intelligence offers enormous promise to advance progress, and powerful capabilities to disrupt it. This policy brief is the first installment of a series that examines how advances in AI could be exploited to enhance operations that automate disinformation. Introducing the RICHDATA framework—a disinformation kill chain—this report describes the stages and techniques used by human operators to build disinformation campaigns.