Christopher Schwartz is an American philosopher and former journalist focused on counter-disinformation and cybersecurity. He completed his doctorate at KU Leuven's Institute of Philosophy in Belgium, and is currently a postdoctoral research associate at the Rochester Institute of Technology's Global Cybersecurity Institute where he is researching deepfakes and explainable artificial intelligence (xAI). Previously, he was a journalist in the former Soviet Union and Central Asia. including serving as editor-in-chief of NewEurasia Citizen Media and consultant for Factcheck.kg, as well as a guest researcher at KU Leuven's Computer Security and Industrial Cryptography (COSIC) research group.
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July 17, 2023
Events that never happened could influence the 2024 presidential election – a cybersecurity researcher explains situation deepfakes
Essay by Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Cybersecurity, published by The Conversation.
March 17, 2023
Voice deepfakes are calling – here’s what they are and how to avoid getting scammed
Essay by Matthew Wright, professor and chair, and Christopher Schwartz, postdoctoral research associate, both in the Department of Computing Security, published by The Conversation.