The Trustwave SpiderLabs teams recently announced the discovery of massive databases containing information on almost all United States voters and consumers for sale on cybercriminal forums. Said to contain 186 million records, which covers almost all registered US voters, the databases contain highly detailed information on citizens, including party affiliation, address, voting history and more.
What are the ramifications of this discovery on voting security in the United States, for this election and future elections? And how concerned should the average voter be? To learn more, we interviewed Ziv Mador, Vice President of Security Research for Trustwave SpiderLabs—and the man who led the team that made the initial discovery.
Watch the full interview below.
2020 Trustwave Data Security Index
The 2020 Trustwave Data Security Index report depicts how technology trends, compromise risks and regulations are shaping how organizations’ data is stored and protected. The report is based on a recent survey of 966 full-time IT professionals who are cybersecurity decision makers or security influencers within their organizations. Over 75% of respondents work in organizations with over 500 employees in key geographic regions including the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Singapore.