The biggest story on Super Tuesday might not be whether former Vice President Joe Biden; Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt.; or Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., pick up the most delegates, but rather if polling stations or election-related entities have to fend off any hinky cybersecurity activity, tech problems or disinformation campaigns.
Recent contentions that Russia has continued its efforts to meddle in U.S. elections and upend democratic processes, and after a voting app fail threw the Democratic Iowa caucus into disarray, concerns that the 2020 elections could be fouled up have arisen.
“In a climate where most voters share concerns about cyber interference with the election process, any flaw in the voting process can have a significant impact,” said Casey Ellis, CTO and founder of Bugcrowd. “As we saw following the Iowa caucuses – with technology playing a larger role in the voting process – any issue can have an outsized impact on voter confidence.”
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