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The Cybersecurity 202: Biden campaign hires first top cybersecurity official to protect against digital threats

Jul 10, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs
Board and Executive Moves

Joe Biden, with four months until Election Day, is hiring a top cybersecurity official to secure his campaign against an array of digital threats. 

The campaign's decision to delegate security to an industry heavy hitter reflects the intense pressure to avoid a repeat of the Russian hacking and leaking operation that upended Hillary Clinton's presidential effort four years ago.  

Those needs are perhaps only more critical as the campaign faces unprecedented security and technology ...