CEO Comments On FBI Warnings On Election Infrastructure

In a change of policy, state elections officials will be notified by the FBI of possible cyber threats to election infrastructure.  Homeland Security has also provided election officials with best practices for securing election systems.


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Chris Olson, CEO ,  The Media Trust
January 20, 2020
Adversaries often focus their efforts on the largely unknown, too often unmonitored third-party code.
The FBI and Homeland Security’s steps to provide not only best practices, but also a warning system will help state and local governments stay alert to possible cyber intrusions used to interfere with elections. This represents a critical need for state and local governments who are confined to inadequate budgets, don’t have the expertise available to continuously fight cyber attacks as well a ....
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