MCLEAN, VA / ACCESSWIRE / May 21, 2020 / Marines and the United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) are known for their ability to find solutions to hard problems by breaking and fixing prototypes. Geoffrey Tokajer says, “It can take up to 1000 times breaking and fixing prototypes, just to land on the one solution. Ideal solutions are ones that can be rapidly fielded and placed in the arsenal of the deployed warfighter.”

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Tokajer, Geoffrey
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Geoffrey Tokajer

Online exploitation is a serious issue that faces many people, Sailors included. Geoff Tokajer explains how the Navy’s new program is used to protect them.

MCLEAN, VA / May 19, 2020 / Online exploitation is a problem that faces millions of people every year. Those who exploit others online tend to aim their attention towards vulnerable populations but that does not mean other groups are necessarily safe. In fact, thinking you are safe from such behavior can even make you more vulnerable as a result. …


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Geoff Tokajer

Social media is something ubiquitous to just about anyone who uses the Internet — which has become a lot of people. From small children to Great Grandparents, everyone is browsing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. But social media is not just a tool for entertainment. Increasingly, it has become something that is used for warfare purposes. Not dropping bombs, obviously, but as Geoff Tokajer turns out, misinformation can be one of the most effective weapons out there.

Geoff Tokajer Explains what Social Media Warfare is

As Geoff Tokajer explains, social media warfare refers to using social media in the war landscape. Typically, an attack through social media warfare is either meant to misinform the public, counteract that misinformation, or even use something that is true in order to sow dissidence into the people of one’s country or another’s country, Geoff Tokajer explains. Perhaps one of the best examples you can find is found in the 2016 Presidential election, where social media warfare was experiencing a fever pitch. There was not only a lot of misinformation going around, particularly bots and Russian trolls (a term referring to someone who spreads misinformation). Now, Russians and Americans are not the only kinds of people locked in this battle, Geoff Tokajer points out, but their social media warfare is one of the most intense at the moment. …

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Geoffrey Tokajer

Mr. Geoffrey “Geoff; GT” Tokajer serves in the United States Department of Defense.

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