Elections matter. Information matters. And during elections, access to accurate information is crucial. Digital attacks can take important websites offline, silencing information when voters need it most. Phishing attacks are very efficient and cheap ways to steal secret information from candidates. The panelists will discuss how can governments, public institutions and private sector work together to protect information against online attackers who aim at destabilizing democratic elections.
• How to improve cooperation between governments, public institutions and private sector while preventing online attacks during elections?
• What are the major online threats related to the EU 2019 elections and how to efficiently address them? How can we learn from past experiences?
• How to preserve trust in democratic elections in times of growing uncertainty? Are there some reasons for optimism?