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Our Values

  • Honesty and integrity in action

  • Diversity in people and perspectives

  • Transparency in mission and its pursuit

  • Data-driven and intelligence-led

  • Agile and innovative

  • Non-partisan in evaluation and execution

Our Mission

  • To protect democracies and the free information environment from malign influence and extremism

  • To ensure the integrity and resilience of the free Internet against those seeking to manipulate it

  • To prepare future generations to defend both democracies and the free Internet

Our Work

Analysis. Miburo’s research teams detect and attribute malign and extremist influence campaigns across more than ten languages, offering clients rapid assessments informed by cultural understanding and geopolitical realities.

Consulting. Miburo’s team leverages decades of experience in academia, government and the private sector to help companies develop proactive strategies for mitigating risks from cyberspace.

Training. Miburo has developed and delivered in-person and online instruction to tens of thousands of law enforcement, military, intelligence and cyber security professionals providing strategic understanding and tactical tools for mitigating cyber, social media, and terrorist threats.

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Clint Watts

Clint Watts

Andrew Weisburd

Andrew Weisburd

Nick Monaco

Nick Monaco

Rachel Chernaskey

Rachel Chernaskey

Colin Eide

Colin Eide

Joe Holliday

Joe Holliday

Our People

Clint Watts

President and CEO

Andrew Weisburd

Chief Knowledge Officer

Joe Holliday

Chief Technology Officer

Nick Monaco

Chief Innovation Officer

Rachel Chernaskey

Director, Commercial Services

Colin Eide

Director of Analysis

Our Research

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Our Press: Miburo in the News

The Washington Post

The West doesn't want to push Putin toward using nuclear weapons. It might not matter.

March 03, 2022

The war has entered an uglier and bloodier phase, one we watch unfold on our phones. The next chapter for Ukraine will not end well; it’s more likely to feature a repeat of the horrors Russia unleashed on the Chechen capital Grozny in 1999 and the Syrian city Aleppo in 2016 — two broadcasts the West tuned out. After all, Putin has never lost a war.

But it’s crucial to consider what would happen if he did. It would not be a “victory.”

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Financial Times

Russians bid hasty farewell to Instagram

March 15, 2022

“I don’t think anyone is going to risk going to jail over their Instagram account,” said Graham Shellenberger, global team director at Miburo Solutions, which tracks online extremism. But he added: “It’s one thing to control a population’s information flow from day one, like a China or North Korea. It’s another to give them access to western culture and internet freedom and . . . then take it away.”

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The New York Times

Pro-China misinformation group continues spreading messages, researchers say.

December 22, 2021

The accounts point to a “well-resourced, high-skill actor that keeps reappearing,” said Nick Monaco, the director of China research at Miburo. He added that the timing and messaging of the posts in the network aligned perfectly with public messaging put out by the Chinese government in the last year.

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