How The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Avoided Major Foreign Cyberattacks

Unlike in 2016, the latest U.S. presidential race avoided major cyberattacks from foreign actors.

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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, which President Donald Trump signed into existence in 2018, worked to safeguard an election in the middle of a pandemic. Tony Dejak / ASSOCIATED PRESS
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The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency, which President Donald Trump signed into existence in 2018, worked to safeguard an election in the middle of a pandemic. Tony Dejak / ASSOCIATED PRESS

How The 2020 U.S. Presidential Election Avoided Major Foreign Cyberattacks

Unlike in 2016, the latest U.S. presidential race avoided major cyberattacks from foreign actors.

Following the closing of polls, there is no evidence of any major foreign intervention via hacking or other cyberattack in the 2020 U.S. presidential election. Reset brings on a New York Times national security correspondent whose latest piece covers the issue.

GUEST: David Sanger, national security correspondent and senior writer at the New York Times; author of The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage, and Fear in the Cyber Age