Dialogues in Complexity, Protecting Against Bad Actors: From Election Security to Immunology

Dialogues in Complexity, Protecting Against Bad Actors: From Election Security to Immunology

December 20, 2018

Address

727 E. Tyler St.
Tempe, AZ 85281

Location

Biodesign Institute, Auditorium

Date and Time

January 16, 2019, 3:00 pm (Length: 2 hours 30 minutes)

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J. Alex Halderman, PhD, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Michigan

Andrea Graham, PhD, Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University

“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? What can our body tell us that we might apply to strengthening cybersecurity.

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