Is Armenian society concerned about privacy or the protection of personal data? Samvel Martirosyan is doubtful.
Samvel Martirosyan specializes in information security, new media, and media in general. Martirosyan works as a new media trainer and lecturer in several universities in Armenia. He also teaches at Aregnazan school. Martirosyan has previously worked as a journalist for several Armenian and Russian news agencies, and served as an Editor in several media projects. He is a member of the Internet Governance Council of Armenia and a board member of Civil Society Institute. Samvel is a member of the advisory board of TEDxYerevan.
Without social media and the press, the “Velvet Revolution” could have evolved completely differently. To some extent, what took place was in fact a media revolution. And now, post-revolution, we can register that the media landscape in Armenia is no longer what it was until April of this year. Samvel Martirosyan discusses some of the qualitative and quantitative changes in the Armenian media.
A close look at cyber operations against Armenian state and non-state institutions, as well as individuals highlights a number of well known cases behind which are state-sponsored hacker groups or even state structures themselves. Samvel Martirosyan writes about how Armenia, in recent years, has become a subject of interest in almost all major cyber investigations.
In the last couple of years, the Azerbaijani propaganda machine has made it its business to be actively involved in all Twitter discussions about Armenia and Karabakh and attempts to hijack hashtags.#Armvote17 was no different. Samuel Martirosyan explains.
How did political parties and blocs running for parliamentary elections utilize social media? Did they use targeted advertising or simply throw money away? Information security expert Samvel Martirosyan breaks it down and presents an interesting picture.
Security expert Samvel Martirosyan writes that Armenia and Azerbaijan are not only waging war on the battlefield but in the media, through social networks, on academic platforms - all platforms where it is possible to disseminate information and propaganda.
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