One thing is sure: After the coronavirus is no longer dominating the news, election security will come back to center stage. It is a complicated subject that few people really understand – even election officials.
Will faster processing of more—and more relevant—data, analyzed with the right models, yield better insights into mitigating the spread of future pandemics, designing effective treatments, and developing successful vaccines?
If you weren’t already taking the rise of coronavirus-based cybercrime seriously, take note. A rare joint alert has gone out from U.S. and U.K. agencies about COVID-19 scams, revealing a list of 2,500 coronavirus-themed threats they’re tracking.
Zoom has come under a lot of scrutiny over the last couple of weeks after the COVID-19 crisis led a surge of users to its video conferencing platform. And rightly so—it should be possible to conduct your meetings and chats without privacy violations, or the threat of "Zoom-bombing."
Raytheon traces its origins to the dawn of home radio in the 1920s, and it too grew into an industrial conglomerate (Amana radar ranges among other lines) before bulking up on defense at the end of the Cold War.