Expert Insight On Cybersecurity Threats To Elections

Guaranteeing the validity of elections on the local, state and federal levels will be a huge challenge this voting season especially with the such threats as foreign interference and fake news propaganda. While officials are taking steps to try and secure voting machines, it will take more efforts to secure all the moving parts powered by technology.Guaranteeing the validity of elections on the local, state and federal levels will be a huge challenge this voting season especially with the such threats as foreign interference and fake news propaganda. While officials are taking steps to try and secure voting machines, it will take more efforts to secure all the moving parts powered by technology.


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Chris Olson, CEO ,  The Media Trust
October 11, 2019
Media constitutes the “software” of democracy. Without media, forming an opinion is impossible.
Voting machines, no matter what form they take, represent the “hardware” of democracy, and as critical infrastructure are allotted the majority of resources. Without a trusted voting infrastructure, exercising our most-lauded Constitutional right is impossible. But – more important than infrastructure – reliable information from media constitutes a crucial “app” of democracy. Without r ....
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