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Governments and politicians increasingly under cyber siege - Beauceron CEO

Governments and politicians increasingly under cyber siege - Beauceron CEO

Politicians and governments across the world are facing increasing online threats from nation-states and others seeking to determine the outcome of elections or to influence policies. 

Beauceron CEO David Shipley spoke with Toronto's 640AM about the recent hack on the British parliamentary e-mail system and other recent cybersecurity stories such as WannaCry that also involve government entities. 

Hacking hearts and minds - Beauceron CEO talks about cyber propoganda

Hacking hearts and minds - Beauceron CEO talks about cyber propoganda

Beauceron CEO David Shipley speaks with Toronto640 AM's Tasha Kheiriddin about Russia's growing use of so-called fake or false news and cyber propaganda to influence election outcomes in democratic countries around the world. 

"This really is about hacking humans," says Shipley. "When we talk about Russia hacking elections this isn't about popping electronic voting machines, it's about popping into people's heads and creating narratives that are helpful to their interests."