Cybersecurity And The Presidential Election

Norse Attack Map
Christiaan Colen / Flickr
Norse Attack Map
Christiaan Colen / Flickr

Cybersecurity And The Presidential Election

Hackers recently got into state election databases in Arizona and Illinois and gained access to the personal information of 200,000 voters.

It’s unclear what they might do with the information, but it got the Morning Shift thinking about worst-case scenarios. Could hackers hack the U.S. election? And, what other potential hacks pose the biggest threats to security and privacy?

Morning Shift talks to cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier about what hackers are currently capable of — and what’s stopping them.