DISARM is an open framework for those cooperating in the fight against disinformation

Reducing the significant risks and harms to humanity requires ever better cooperation across disciplines and boundaries. We’re here to help make this happen.

The DISARM Foundation exists to keep the Framework open, protected, enhanced, promoted and supported — by and for the community of those responding to the challenge

The DISARM Framework provides a common playbook, language and approaches for diverse teams and organizations to coordinate their efforts and act in harmony

why the framework and foundation

Vision & mission

Our Vision is that all who counter the existential problem of disinformation, and work to reduce its impact and risks, are empowered to coordinate their efforts through the sharing of a single, open sourced, collaborative framework.

Coordination is critical, across borders, languages....
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an outline of terminology

Disinformation and information harms

We primarily use the term, Disinformation.  The DISARM Framework does also encompass a variety of other terms used in different settings, reflecting slight changes in nuance and meaning.

These include Misinformation, Malinformation, Influence operations (a broader term, as malicious actors exert influence using facts as well as falsehoods...
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What is the DISARM Framework

DISARM is the open-source, master framework for fighting disinformation through the coordination of effective action. The Framework has been developed, drawing on global cybersecurity best practices. It is used to help communicators, from whichever discipline or sector, to gain a clear shared understanding of disinformation incidents...
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the role of the foundation

What we do

Through 2022, we are engaging with others to create a Framework Governance Board. The DISARM Framework is ‘open source’, in order to be taken and used freely.

Together we will protect and enhance the Framework and promote and support its use.

Partnerships and support

We are grateful to the following Partners for the key roles they have played in bringing the DISARM Framework and DISARM Foundation to life:  Alliance4Europe, Credibility Coalition, CogSec Collaborative, Craig Newmark Philanthropies, Florida International University, The MITRE Corporation and Public Democracy.
About our Partners and our collaboration

who are we

Our team

Meet the team