Hybrid CoE Research Report 12: Countering hybrid threats to elections: From updating legislation to establishing collaboration networks

This Hybrid CoE Research Report provides a thorough analysis of hybrid threats to elections, with a focus on physical attacks, disinformation campaigns, and cyberattacks that pose a threat to the integrity of democratic processes. The report recommends updating legislation to address emerging threats; assessing and mitigating weaknesses in election infrastructure; actively engaging media and politicians to counter disinformation; and establishing robust collaboration networks for rapid threat detection and response. According to the analysis, these defence strategies must be implemented urgently to protect electoral integrity and bolster public confidence in democratic processes.

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Research Report

Thorough, in-depth study providing a comprehensive understanding of hybrid threats and phenomena. Includes relevant policy recommendations or practical conclusions.

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