Area 1 Security, in partnership with Americans for Cybersecurity, has analyzed 10,000 state and local election administrators’ susceptibility to phishing and their resulting cybersecurity damages.
Key findings include:
- The majority (53.24 percent) of state and local election administrators have only rudimentary or non-standard technologies to protect themselves from phishing
- Less than 3 out of 10 (28.14 percent) election administrators have basic controls to prevent phishing
- Less than 2 out of 10 (18.61 percent) election administrators have implemented advanced anti-phishing cybersecurity controls