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. DISARM is here to help.

Recent papers from the NATO/EU European Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats, Hybrid CoE, the EU cybersecurity agency, ENISA, the EU External Action Service, EEAS, and the Foundation for Defending Democracy, FDD, encourage the use of DISARM, as part of a whole-of-society response. DISARM has been accepted as part of the official data exchange system on disinformation between the US Government and the European Union.

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

The DISARM Framework provides a common language to combat disinformation, for defenders to coordinate, share data, analysis, and act in synchrony

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

The DISARM Foundation works to develop, promote and govern the DISARM Framework as an open-source community-led tool.

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

Funding and partnership

We are immensely grateful to the many who have played a part in bringing the DISARM Framework to life:

Our Funders - Alfred Landecker Foundation and Craig Newmark Philanthropies.

Our Partners - Alliance4Europe, OASIS Open, Credibility Coalition, CogSec CollaborativeFlorida International University, The MITRE Corporation and Public Democracy.
About our Partners and our collaboration

who are we

Our team

Meet the team