Foresight, Hindsight, and the Merits of a Comprehensive Approach to Protecting Political Campaigns from Cyberattacks

N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy

28 Apr 2020

Amy Larsen, in her latest piece, discusses how emergencies like the current pandemic have a long legacy of coinciding with disinformation tactics and  cyberwarfare. The atmosphere of anxiety prompted by current circumstances is fertile ground for hackers to seize data and disperse divisive disinformation, as occurred within the first few weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic.1 Our current election cycle may present both similar and particular vulnerabilities in the cyber domain.

Read more in Amy’s N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation & Public Policy article.



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