On December 14, 2017 the EAST Center organized a presentation of study results and discussion on the topic of information security in Belarus. The event gathered diplomats, representatives of media and analytical communities. It was hosted by the Press Club Belarus.
EAST research fellows Veranika Laputska and Aliaksandr Papko presented results of their study on Belarusian media landscape, vulnerable groups of population, legal regulations, institutional framework and other aspects of information security in Belarus. Andrei Yeliseyeu spoke about the larger project on resilience to disinformation that Belarus is part of and presented the Disinformation Resilience Index results for Belarus and the Baltic states.
This research was supported by the Kingdom of Netherlands. This is part of the international research project Assessing Vulnerability and Resilience to Russian Disinformation Warfare: Practical Overview and Qualitative Evaluation of Critical Infrastructure, which is realized by the EAST Center in partnership with the Ukrainian Prism (Kyiv, Ukraine).
Read the full research paper Information Security in Belarus: Challenges and Ways to Improve (in Russian)