Thursday, October 29, 2020

Beers with Talos ep. #95: Election 2020 – Advice for voters and election officials

Beers with Talos (BWT) Podcast episode No. 95 is now available. Download this episode and
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By Mitch Neff.

Recorded Oct. 9, 2020

We are running a short bench today after Nigel’s retirement last ep and Joel being on vacation. We start off talking about how specific use cases don’t equate to the death of entire defensive technologies, despite the frequent assertions otherwise that you may find on Twitter. The key to defense in depth is that no silver bullet stops everything - nothing is surprising here.

The big focus of this EP, leading into the 2020 election is, of course, election security. We recap some important points from our research and go over materials we have put together for election officials and voters alike. Please take a minute to go though the links in the extended show notes for a full list of Talos elections security and disinformation resources.

 The timeline:

  • 01:00 - Roundtable - short handed, but still full send
  • 06:00 - Missing the forest for the trees,or “technology X is dead”
  • 14:30 - Election 2020 - tips and advice for voters and election officials in combatting disinformation

    Featuring: Craig Williams (@Security_Craig), Joel Esler (@JoelEsler), and Matt Olney (@kpyke).
    Hosted by Mitch Neff (@MitchNeff).

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