“DISINFORMATION, CYBER SECURITY, AND HOW TO LOSE: LESSONS FROM THE US”
Nearly every day, a new revelation about the extent of the Russian influence campaign in the US presidential election is revealed. Several Congressional committees and intelligence agencies are investigating the extent of Russian influence. What can the US and other countries learn from 2016 about the nexus of cyber warfe and disinformation to protect themselves against the next disinformation threat?
• Cyber warfare feeds disinformation; good cyber hygiene is one of the best first steps to protecting against disinformation
• The best way to lose: what were the major mistakes that led to the effectiveness of Russian influence?
• How can we avoid them in the future?