Governance , Incident & Breach Response , Security Operations

Gartner's Avivah Litan on Attribution and Elections

Analyst Offers Insights on Technologies to Improve Digital Attribution and Voter Authentication
Avivah Litan, vice president, Gartner

As threats and threat actors multiply and evolve, digital attribution becomes ever more critical, says Gartner's Avivah Litan. She discusses how to approach attribution and also offers her take on the technologies that could help secure U.S. elections.

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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent New York City Fraud and Breach Prevention Summit, Litan discusses:

  • The tools to improve digital attribution of cyberattacks;
  • How to record attacks against U.S. election systems;
  • Basic controls to strengthen voter registration and authentication.

Litan is a vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner Research. Her areas of expertise include endpoint security; security analytics for cybersecurity and fraud; user and entity behavioral analytics; insider threats; fraud detection; and prevention and identity proofing.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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