Every Thursday, I summarize a podcast about cybersecurity so you can read it in about five minutes or less. This week features Bill Harrod, federal CTO with MobileIron, who spoke with Dave Bittner of Hacking Humans (#121) about election disinformation campaigns and associated malicious activities. [Note: Questions and answers were edited for brevity and clarity.]
Dave Bittner: Where do we need to head in terms of getting election disinformation under control?
Bill Harrod said that there is a need for people to have the ability to know what is safe and what is true. That might come from trusted media. It could also come from quarantining email coming in and having people select what they're going to look at rather than having it dumped into their email inbox. People tend to scroll through the email and select something that may be malicious without really considering it.
He noted phishing has been one of the most significant attack vectors, particularly since the COVID pandemic started and everybody went to telework...
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