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How do we address widening distrust both online and with regards to digital transactions? Hardware and software activities represent only one part of the solution. The other part involves different “sensemaking models” of how people perceive both their physical and digital worlds. If we define sensemaking as the meaning an individual assigns to their experiences, how do digital experiences impact the different meanings individuals ascribe to trust, community, and collaborations? How do people perceive risks and vulnerabilities? How do words, experiences, and meanings either engender more trust, or distrust, for digital experiences? How can we find better ways of involving “all of society” in improving cyber-resiliency while also reducing disruptions?


Evanna Hu
Nonresident Senior Fellow
Atlantic Council

Marc Goodman
Chair for Policy, Law, and Ethics
Singularity University

Don Codling
Codling Group International

Barbara George, PhD, MPM
Executive Director
Washington Cyber Roundtable

Moderated by

Dr. David Bray
Director, GeoTech Center
Atlantic Council

The GeoTech Center champions positive paths forward that societies can pursue to ensure new technologies and data empower people, prosperity, and peace.