Cybersecurity 2020: What Estonia knows about thwarting Russians

Posted on AllSides February 4th, 2020
From The Center
cybersecurity, Estonia, Russian hacking

Russian hackers penetrated voting systems in all 50 states in 2016. Now, as 2020 U.S. voting begins, Estonia offers lessons on how to avoid breaches and counter disinformation, enlisting everyone from IT “nerds” to grandparents.

If a modern-day Paul Revere were to gallop through cyberspace yelling, “The Russians are coming!” Jaan Priisalu would be among the first to jump to the rescue.

A taciturn information technology expert who seems to make some of his best decisions in the sauna, Mr. Priisalu is no stranger to battling Russian cyber warriors. When...

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