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NATO centre draws up social media exploitation goals

08 December 2017

The NATO Centre of Excellence-Defence Against Terrorism (COE-DAT) is set to publish a ‘hit list’ of suggestions to further exploit the use of social media in the contemporary operating environment, service officials have disclosed.

The findings, which stem from a workshop held in September, will be published towards the end of December, explained Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Brand, branch head Concept and Policy at the COE-DAT.

Speaking to delegates at SMI’s Social Media within the Defence and Military Sector conference in London on 7 December, Lt Col Brand highlighted how the document was currently in its final draft before being certified by the COE-DAT before publication.

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