Presidential campaigns are using sophisticated data mining and analytics software to gain the edge when it comes to courting voters. But the wholesale collection, storage, and sale of voters' political information raises serious questions over how potential supporters are targeted and how their information is exploited.
At a Passcode event on Thursday, State Department Cyber Coordinator Chris Painter said the US is still grappling with basic definitions in the digital realm – such as, what constitutes a cyberweapon – complicating the idea of a formal accord to control their use.
In cybersecurity as in life, hammers don’t drive nails on their own. It’s all about the people behind the tools. Here are the three things enterprises need to do to unleash the power of their analysts.