When it comes to election security, it’s easy to play into the fear, uncertainty, and doubt. But for all the talk around election security, the problem isn’t as bad as many people think — and it is getting better.
We recognize that the magnitude of the threats posed by malicious cyber activity leads people to look for a big, bold, visible sign of change. Creating a U.S. Department of Cybersecurity is not the answer. We cannot stovepipe thinking about cybersecurity into one centralized place or approach. The threat is so pervasive and so severe that it requires a recognition that a change in thinking is necessary for everyone operating an enterprise.