Posts Tagged ‘cybersecurity’

September 8th, 2021

MEDIA ADVISORY: USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative Continues Regional Workshops Across States

On Thursday, Sept. 9, the USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative will launch a new series of regional workshops ahead of the off-year elections. Contact: Emily Gersema, (213) 740-6973 or gersema@usc.edu The initiative to discuss ways to shore up cyber security in campaigns and government elections offices first began with a state-by-state effort in January 2020 that […]

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October 29th, 2018

Will next week’s midterm elections be hacked?

With the 2018 midterm elections just one week away, social media companies are stepping up efforts to identify and stop viral deception campaigns. Facebook recently announced a new “war room” to detect and counter hate speech, voter suppression efforts and fake social media accounts due to Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election and the […]