Information Disorder and the 2022 Midterm Elections: A Post Mortem

December 16, 2022  • Aspen Digital

The good news about the 2022 midterm elections is that disinformation and misinformation didn’t push the country into another existential crisis. The bad news is all that bad information is still out there generating mistrust.

In a session at Aspen Digital’s Cyber Summit, three noted cybersecurity experts—Rik Ferguson of Forescout, Yasmin Green of Jigsaw, and Chris Krebs of Krebs Stamos Group and former director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency—discussed strategies for keeping it in check. With moderator Vivian Schiller of Aspen Digital, they discuss how disinformation works (rather predictably, it seems), how to recognize it, and how different actors—foreign and domestic—weaponize it.