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July 27, 2021

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Black Hat announces first keynote for August virtual conference, focusing on disinformation

By Charlie Mitchell / July 9, 2020

The first announced keynote speech for Black Hat’s all-digital 2020 conference will focus on disinformation, with a presentation from a leading researcher into one of the hottest and most difficult issues facing policymakers.

Renee DiResta of the Stanford Internet Observatory will deliver remarks on Aug. 6 titled “Hacking Public Opinion,” which will examine “ways in which hacking the information environment is similar and different from the kind of intrusions infosec experts normally deal with.”

The virtual conference will feature...

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