DISARM Certificate (Analyst Course)

Enabling Countering Disinformation at Scale: The DISARM Analyst Course.

Welcome to the forefront of countering disinformation at scale. DISARM (Disinformation Analysis and Risk Management) is the open-source framework for identifying and reporting on disinformation behaviours. Adopted as part of the formal data exchange on Foreign Information Manipulation by the EU and the US, it is used and recommended by leading international organisations.


The DISARM Certification Course is focused on the real-world use of the DISARM framework, developed to give you the know-how to effectively navigate, analyse, and report using the DISARM framework on disinformation incidents. Designed for practitioners and driven individuals looking to enter the counter-disinformation field.

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The Instructor: Julian Neylan

Julian Neylan works with DISARM as a trainings developer and in further developing the frameworks. He previously developed media literacy tools and has several research publications on online influence in outlets like Nature and World Medical & Health Policy.

The Instructor: Stephen H. Campbell

Stephen H. Campbell specializes in researching and defending against asymmetric cyber, cognitive, and physical threats. As founder of Non-State Threat Intelligence, advisor to Eosedge Legal, and lead social media threat hunter for Sports-ISAO, he encourages clients to take an intelligence-led approach toward assessing and mitigating the risk of cyberattacks, digital manipulation, and violent extremism. Stephen has a combined 40 years’ experience in the fields of information technology and international security studies, as a programmer, analyst, product manager, trainer, researcher, curriculum developer, and virtual CISO. He is the inventor of the patent-pending CyberGaps® methodology for identifying, prioritizing and remediating gaps in an organization’s cyber defenses.

Course overview:

Disinformation is a global threat that requires a large-scale coordinated response. Experts, civil society, campaigners, and communicators are in need of advanced tools to cooperate at scale.

This course is built to equip disinformation analysts with the tools and know-how to accurately identify actions used by malign actors and recommend effective counter-strategies.

From the intricacies of information influence online to the realms of political campaigns and FIMI, we utilise a real-world approach to training individuals to fully utilise the DISARM framework and break down disinformation campaigns.

What You'll Learn:

You will become proficient in utilizing a framework that will allow you to share your data easily with other online influence experts around the world.

Influence Techniques: Understand the tactics and techniques employed in online influence campaigns.

Countermeasures: Explore tools, methods, and design patterns to detect, counter, and mitigate against online influence.


Unlock this course for €500 per person.

Course Schedule:

Online Classroom Sessions: Dive into 2 x 2 hour sessions of intensive instruction.

Homework: Solidify your learning with hands-on assignments.

Secure Your Spot:

With a maximum of 12 spots available per class, act swiftly to reserve your place in this exclusive cognitive security experience. Empower yourself with skills that are used by leading international institutions — enrol now and join the vanguard of DISARM experts!

Next avaliable dates: 18 & 20 March

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Looking to organise a session for your organisation? See our group course option.

For any questions, you can email our team at info@alliance4europe.eu