September 30, 2020

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Theo Cuộc Thăm Dò Hơn 800 Cử Tri đã Ghi Danh tại Hoa Kỳ của Agari khám phá tình cảm, thái độ và mối quan tâm xung quanh các mối đe dọa trên mạng đối mặt với các chiến dịch tranh cử tổng thống năm 2020 của Hoa Kỳ và công chúng bỏ phiếu


Theo tin Agari hay prnewswire.com

Registered Voters Speak Out: Data Breaches Negatively Impact Votes and Donations, According to New Election Security Poll
Stark partisan views exist on foreign interference as a threat to U.S. democracy during upcoming 2020 presidential elections


FOSTER CITY, Calif., Oct. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Agari, the next-generation Secure Email Cloud that restores trust to the inbox, announced today the results of what is believed to be the first-ever, registered-voter poll on the topic of election security. The poll of more than 800 registered U.S. voters explores sentiment, attitude, and concerns around cyber threats facing 2020 U.S. presidential campaigns and the voting public.

Many registered voters feel that foreign interference with 2020 U.S. presidential election campaigns is a real threat.
Many registered voters feel that foreign interference with 2020 U.S. presidential election campaigns is a real threat.
“U.S. Presidential Election Day 2020 is one year out,” said Armen Najarian, Chief Identity Officer, Agari. “And it is alarming that just 1 of 13 of the campaigns polling above 1 percent has taken all steps to protect their staff against spear-phishing attacks and the voting public against email-based candidate impersonation.”

It was a spear-phishing attack that many believe turned the tide of the 2016 presidential election cycle when threat actors penetrated the email account of Clinton Campaign Manager, John Podesta.

Click to Tweet: @AgariInc. 2020 voter survey shows: 59% of respondents said receiving a fake/phishing email from one campaign would negatively impact their donation to other 2020 U.S. presidential election campaigns. https://bit.ly/2Pn5BBU #emailsecurity

Email security controls are crucial since more than 90% of breaches occur through email. The email channel is the preferred tool for threat actors.

Findings from the poll include:

A high level of concern among registered voters (72%) exists that foreign states will attempt to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential election
90% of democrats feel this way;
55% of republicans feel this way
Receiving a fake/phishing email would prevent a majority of voters (61%) from donating to the specific campaign from which the email appeared to come
59% of respondents said receiving a fake/phishing email from one campaign would negatively impact their donation to other 2020 U.S. presidential election campaigns
Overall, 42% of registered voters said that an email hack on a campaign would make them not vote for a candidate or question doing so
44% of the registered voters polled said they believe many of the presidential campaigns have already been hacked
79% of these voters believe that at least some portion of campaigns have been hacked, but don’t yet know it
For the full findings, click here.

Research Methodology
The poll garnered a +/-3.5% margin of error. Qualified participants took a 5-minute online poll, and data was collected over the course of seven days from October 10-16, 2019. Participants had to be 18+ years of age and a registered voter in their state of residence. 803 responses were collected and analyzed for this statistically significant report.

About Agari
Agari is transforming the legacy Secure Email Gateway with its next-generation Secure Email Cloud powered by predictive AI. Leveraging data science and real-time intelligence from trillions of emails, the Agari Identity Graph™ detects, defends and deters costly advanced email attacks including business email compromise, spear phishing and account takeover. Winner of the 2018 Best Email Security Solution by SC Magazine, Agari restores trust to the inbox for government agencies, businesses and consumers worldwide. Learn more at www.agari.com.

Media Contact
Jean Creech Avent
Sr. Director, Global Corporate Communications
Agari
+1 843-986-8229
jcreech@agari.com

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