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Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a ‘CISO-as-a-service’

Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a ‘CISO-as-a-service’

Faced with mounting cybersecurity needs headed toward the presidential election, but lacking the financial resources to build out a more robust internal IT staff, the North Carolina State Board of Elections last year hired a third-party vendor to provide the functions of a chief information security officer as a service, rather than an individual official.

Grid Security And Cyber Defense Cannot Fall On Deaf Ears, Experts Warn

Grid Security And Cyber Defense Cannot Fall On Deaf Ears, Experts Warn

If the electrical grid is knocked out for long periods, the damage to the American economy would be insurmountable. And the country’s enemies know that. That is why its brain trust is dedicated to insulating the transmission network from both physical and cyber-attacks.

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Why North Carolina outsourced election cybersecurity to a ‘CISO-as-a-service’

Faced with mounting cybersecurity needs headed toward the presidential election, but lacking the financial resources to build out a more robust internal IT staff, the North Carolina State Board of Elections last year hired a third-party vendor to provide the functions of a chief information security officer as a service, rather than an individual official.