The advisory is perhaps the federal government’s sternest official warning yet against online voting.
Joshua Franklin has been working as an election security advocate for years, drawing attention to the issue at hacking conferences.
The course, which can be accessed through Penn State University, touches on international and domestic cybersecurity law, cyber risk and other technical details.
Just because you compressed hundreds of files into a single folder doesn't mean that's secure. And now Sen. Ron Wyden is worried.
It will become more difficult to patch security vulnerabilities, hackers will have new avenues for cyberattacks, and the visibility into security incidents will only get murkier, the federal agency says in its IoT security guidlines.
“Many people incorrectly believe password-protected .zip files can protect sensitive data. Indeed, many password-protected .zip files can be easily broken with off-the-shelf hacking tools,” Sen. Ron Wyden writes in a letter to the federal agency.