Cybersecurity

Election Infrastructure and the Market for Voting Technology

By and ·February 11, 2020
The Fletcher School, Tufts University and EconoFact

The Issue:

Voting technology should ideally be reliable, secure, and easy-to-audit, but elections often encounter technological problems from poorly designed custom apps to breaches of voter records. Despite all of the attention focused on improving election security in the aftermath of the 2016 election, voting

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How Much Do Cybersecurity Breaches Really Cost and Why Does It Matter?

By ·December 1, 2019
The Fletcher School, Tufts University

The Issue:

Firms making decisions about how much to spend on securing their computer systems and data often struggle with figuring out how much a cybersecurity breach will cost them and what the most cost-effective ways of protecting against such breaches are. In the absence of clear guidelines about how to secure

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