Attacks on election bodies, voting infrastructure, parties and candidates.
You need a cyber threat intelligence service provider with the skills and technology necessary to assess the risks and monitor for threats before and during elections.
GroupSense has a proven track record of providing cyber threat intelligence on elections for large municipalities and state governments. We work alongside you to understand your organization’s profile, structure, assets, vulnerabilities and requirements. We advise you on how to reduce your risk profile and monitor for threats throughout the election cycle.
GroupSense will assess and analyze your cyber threat posture and vulnerabilities, providing guidance on technical and operational improvements.
All alerts, advisories, questions and support are conducted via a secure intelligence portal.
GroupSense intelligence analysts are available to support you throughout your engagement.
You will receive high-fidelity, finished intelligence advisories specific to your organization, which include analysis and recommended actions.
A disinformation campaign could change the outcome of an election in favor of the party or parties responsible. Russian election interference in 2016 is one of the more recognizable disinformation campaigns. It successfully manipulated contrasting ideologies, took advantage of current events to synergize discourse, and caused residual side effects that can be targeted in future operations.
In 2016, threat actors using huge bot networks spread disinformation on a national level through social media. They set up fake social media accounts to disrupt the elections on a mass scale and may even have had the full support of a foreign government.
Disinformation posts can be shared by thousands of other fake accounts or bots to reach a massive audience. If the posts influence just a handful of voters, the mission of affecting the elections negatively is accomplished. Disinformation posts aren’t limited to spreading lies on Election Day, they happen before, during and after the elections, too. Just as political campaigns attempt to sway you to vote for their candidate, threat actors do the same.
During the midterm elections, national news was seemingly quiet about election interference from foreign powers,...
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