Welcome to an appearance back at the past week in security and what it means for you. Every week we’ll take a look at the huge news of the week and why it matters.
What will the world appear like after the coronavirus pandemic subsides?
Some of us are now in our 5th week of sheltering in place, but there’s no fixed end-date in sight. Now we’re starting to look ahead at the world post-coronavirus.
Tech can be the response however it’s not a panacea; Apple and Google have actually discussed more about their contact tracing efforts to assist better understand the spread of the virus appears appealing. Personal privacy concerns and worries that the system might be abused have raised warranted issues. On the other hand, with a U.S. governmental election slated for later on this year, lots of specialists want tech out of the photo in favor of a safe solution that uses paper ballots.
Will tech conserve the day, or will it kick us while we’re down? Let’s dive in.
THE BIG PICTURE
Voting by mail must be having its moment. Will it?
This year’s U.S. presidential election will still proceed– it remains in the constitution as an immutable reality– but a pandemic tosses a wrench in the works.
However security specialists say electronic voting isn’t protect or resilient sufficient to safeguard from foreign interference. Even the more established mobile ballot offerings have actually been shown to be deeply flawed.