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Cybersecurity Still an Issue for Campaigns

Remarkably, the events of 2016 notwithstanding, the campaigns for nearly all significant running for President in 2020 are unprotected against email attacks, fraud and data breaches typically instigated by nation-states, according to Yahoo Finance, citing a new report published today by Agari. Among 12 Democratic and Republican candidates that top current polls, 11 have failed to implement email authentication that prevents acts, like candidate impersonation and donor fraud. Agari's report also analyzed advanced email security controls of the campaigns, finding that 10 of 12 (83 percent) have no additional protection beyond basic security included in Microsoft Office 365 or Google Suite.

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