Protecting Your Vote — How This Election Differed From 2016

Due to multiple cyberattacks four years ago, cybersecurity was definitely a hot topic during this year’s presidential election. With three weeks leading up to the big day, Microsoft, working with law enforcement groups, disabled one of the largest hacking operations, an effort run by Russian-speaking cybercriminals. This action could have set the path to ensuring what is now confirmed, that election day was hack-free. Here is what we know.     Preventing TrickBot From Tricking Your Ballot TrickBot has become the biggest threat in cybersecurity. It has been used for everything from stealing online banking credentials to infecting the software used by towns, cities and hospitals with ransomware. This malware locks…