Bad actors are an enduring feature of life as we know it. Recently, we’ve heard about the effects of disinformation in social media campaigns and how disruptive forces may be responsible for election and voting hacks in the United States. As we seek to get out in front of these issues, we are learning from the bad actors that infect our immune systems. How do they do it – and how does our body’s natural reactions fight against the invaders? How do lessons from cybersecurity relate to biological bad actors?
Dialogues in Complexity — Protecting against bad actors: From election security to immunology
Presented by J Halderman, University of Michigan, and Andrea Graham, Princeton University