Good news ! Hackbusters community is waiting for you !
KnowBe4 has been running the HackBusters site for a few years now, providing you with trending IT security news. We are expanding it and have launched a new exciting online community! The forum is divided into four main topics or categories: Social Engineering, Ransomware, Phishing and Security Awareness Training. You are invited to be one of the first to join us at:

Report Shows Increased Cybersecurity for Voter Registration in US

According to a report by theCenter for Election Innovation and Research (CEIR) nonprofit, shows that voter registration databases (VRDBs) are more secure in 2018, with most states involved in the survey have added access monitoring and backups.

CEIR's survey looked at three major areas of VRDB security, prevention, detection, and mitigation to be able to quantify the progress made by the surveyed US states since the 2016 election.

Although many of the 26 states surveyed managed to step up their cybersecurity efforts, there still are many areas where VRDB security is still lacking.

Moreover, multi-factor authentication is only used in 13 out of the 26 states, the other ones allowing unsecured logins that could be bypassed by threat actors that obtain login credentials.

Out of the states which deployed MFA on their VRDBs, most of them are using physical MFA device, while three use SMS-based MFA and t... (read more)
View All Trending Stories