Elections: Security Is the Easy Part – Society Must Address More Difficult Challenges
Security is the Easy Part – Society Must Address More Difficult Challenges
The biggest lesson learned from the 2016 U.S. presidential election is that the issue of “election security” is vastly more complex and challenging than the narrow focus on election officials securing voting machines and supporting election infrastructure.
Whilst this must be treated appropriately, it is only a component of election risk requiring attention. A holistic effort to manage risk connected to foreign interference is necessary to ensure that democratic institutions, such as elections, are preserved.
In this whitepaper Matthew Shabat, U.S. Strategy Manager of Glasswall Solutions provides understanding on the following:
- The real threats and challenges faced
- How to control the controllable
- Why using innovative cybersecurity solutions will help close security gaps and exposures