With the 2018 midterms rapidly approaching, lawmakers and government officials are scrambling to secure the election system. Following the US Intelligence Community’s findings of foreign interference in the 2016 election, citizens are concerned about the security of their data and the validity of their vote. In this webinar, we examined what happened in 2016, took a look at issues in the run-up to the 2018 midterms, and answered the following key questions:
- What are the potential threat vectors when it comes to election hacking?
- How can states and political campaigns deter hackers, and what are the best practices for election cybersecurity?
- What lessons have been learned from foreign elections in recent years?
- What measures have states and the federal government taken to safeguard the 2018 midterms?