Cindy Otis

Cindy Otis

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Author, Former CIA Analyst and Briefer

Cindy L. Otis is the Vice President of Analysis for Alethea Group, a disinformation investigations and remediation firm, and is an expert on disinformation threat analysis and countermessaging. She is also a Senior non-Resident Fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab and an Associate at Argonne National Lab. Prior to this, she served in the CIA as a military analyst, intelligence briefer, and a manager in the Directorate of Intelligence. While at the CIA, she specialized in security issues in Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa.  She is the author of True or False: A CIA Analyst’s Guide to Identifying and Fighting Fake News.

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