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Experts, politicians talk misinformation, disinformation & cyber-security threats from rival nations

Don Bacon and Joni Ernst were among leaders present

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — The University of Southern California hosted a virtual forum with experts and politicians Thursday to talk about cyber-security. It was a chance to identify the problem and find possible solutions.

“Disinformation is one of the most significant threats we are facing right now. It strikes right at something voters really need and that’s facts”

Secretary of State of Colorado Jena Griswold says disinformation helped spur the insurrection of the US capitol in January, she pointed to congressmembers like Paul Gosar and Lauren Boebert who put out disinformation themselves.

“Who are spreading lies about 2020 and the electoral process for really their own partisan politics,” said Griswold.

Nebraska Congressman Don Bacon said replacing outdated voting machines and doing pre-election cyber-checks would help ensure safe elections.

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