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Tech Against Terrorism & GIFCT webinar: OSINT intro to the current online Islamist terrorist landscape

About this webinar

Are you a tech professional interested in learning more about the current online Islamist terrorist landscape – and what can be done to mitigate the risks of your platform being exploited?

Are you a government representative, law enforcement, or academic researcher who would like to learn more about the latest trends in terrorist exploitation of the Internet and better understand the current online landscape?

If you have answered yes to the questions above, we would like to invite you to our upcoming webinar on 11 March 2020! 

In our inaugural session of our 2020 Tech Against Terrorism & GIFCT e-learning series, we take a closer look at the current Islamist terrorist landscape online. An expert panel of Tech Against Terrorism, GIFCT, and other leading OSINT experts will outline the latest trends, highlight current challenges, and discuss strategies and tactics to tackle this problem whilst respecting human rights. Questions that will be answered during the webinar include - but are not limited to the following:

  • How have the 16th Joint Referral Action Days impacted the Islamist terrorist online landscape, and in particular the so-called Islamic State (IS)? 
  • What platforms do Islamist terrorist groups currently exploit? What are the differences between various groups in terms of their online presence?
  • What can tech companies do to mitigate the risks of becoming a potential target? 

As always, this webinar session will finish with a Q&A session that is open to all attendees. 

If you like to sign up to this free webinar, please register here with your institutionally affiliated email address

About our webinar series:

Tech Against Terrorism and the Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT) are pleased to present our series of e-learning webinars for 2020. These free webinar sessions are particularly suited for tech professionals, content moderators, CT researchers, and others interested in learning more about terrorist use of technology and the internet more widely – and how to combat it.

Over the course of the upcoming webinars, GIFCT and Tech Against Terrorism will convene some of the industry's leading policy researchers and engineers to explore practical ways to support support smaller tech companies in tackling the terrorist use of the internet whilst respecting human rights. 

As a participant, you will have the opportunity to engage directly with policy makers and engineers from Facebook, Google, Twitter and Microsoft as well as a wide range of academics and industry experts. Previous sessions have covered topics such as hash-sharing, drafting Terms of Service, defining terrorism, and mental health considerations around content moderation. In 2020, our webinars will look at the following topics:

  • OSINT intro to the current online Islamist terrorist landscape [Limited access] (11 March)
  • Transparency reporting for tech companies (8 April)
  • Tech sector & law enforcement engagement in countering terrorist use of the internet (6 May)
  • Intel vending (date TBD)
  • URL sharing (date TBD)
  • User reporting, appeal processes, and redress (date TBD)
  • Terrorist Content Analytics Platform (date TBD)
  • Fintech terrorism financing (date TBD)

If you would like to sign up to this free webinar, please register with your institutionally affiliated email address.

If you have any questions about this or future webinars, or if you would like to collaborate for future sessions, please email contact@techagainstterrorism.org.

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