Information Warfare Working Group

The Center for International Security and Cooperation at the Freeman Spogli Institute and the Hoover Institution.

About the project:


The Information Warfare Working Group is a multidisciplinary working group comprised of Stanford University scholars who meet quarterly to address the issue of cyber-enabled information warfare, led by Dr. Amy Zegart and Dr. Herb Lin and directed by Dr. Rosanna Guadagno (For more information please contact her at Participating scholars are listed below.

The inaugural meeting occurred in November 2018 and sought to advance shared understanding of key challenges involved in both understanding and combating the issue, reviewing the psychological, organizational, legal, technical, and information security aspects of information warfare. The group will seek to understand how individuals process disinformation in a saturated and increasingly opaque information environment, the geopolitical drivers, and why democracies are particularly vulnerable.