Mr Kanishk Karan

Mr Kanishk Karan

Research Associate, DFRLab, Atlantic Council


Kanishk Karan is a Research Associate at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab (DFRLab). At the DFRLab, Karan analyses online disinformation campaigns in South Asia, with a special focus on disinformation targeting elections. Karan’s research has been featured by numerous media outlets, including the New York Times, Washington Post, and Reuters.

Countering disinformation: what can we learn from the world’s largest democracy?

Conference room B

Modern technologies are continuing to change the daily lives of citizens in India, presenting various opportunities and challenges. Large social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, and WhatsApp are making notable changes to their services due to their experience in India. Ensuring transparency of political advertising and introducing new standards for fighting extremist narratives, fake news, […]


WORKSHOP. The 360/OS Riga Breakaway

Conference room D

Digital Forensic Research Lab (@DFRLab), an Atlantic Council programme, hosted at the NATO StratCom COE, is at the forefront of open source, social media, and digital forensic research in the digital engagement age. As part of @DFRLab’s goal to build digital resilience worldwide, @DFRLab’s experts will organise a pop-up training as part of the Riga […]