Election systems should be considered critical infrastructure

93 percent of security professionals are concerned about cyber-attacks targeting election infrastructure and data, and 81 percent believe cyber criminals will target election data as it is transmitted by machines, software and hardware applications, from local polling stations to central aggregation points, a recent study by Venafi has revealed.

In addition, 95 percent of respondents believe election systems—including voting machines, software and back-end systems—should be considered critical infrastructure.

Read more about the findings of the study by Venafi on Help Net Security.