The Challenges with the Cybersecurity Tools protecting US Elections – CyberWire Daily Podcast
In today’s podcast, we hear that installing cybersecurity tools to protect elections is tougher than it looks. Information operations continue to pose the most prominent foreign threat to US midterm elections, although there are concerns about voting machine security. Cointracker looks like a trader’s tool with a side order of malware. A video embedded in Microsoft Word documents can carry malicious payloads through detection systems. Hardware worries and sanctions. Competing visions of norms in cyberspace. Robert M. Lee from Dragos with thoughts on the real-world threat of electromagnetic pulses. Guest is Rahul Kashyap from Awake Security on the skills shortage and the importance of mentorship.
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