Secret Service Sets Up Technology to Crack Down on Cyberattacks During DNC
The Democratic Convention in Philadelphia is tense for Secret Service.
Agents are keeping a close eye on cyberattacks after the Democratic National Committee e-mails were hacked, ABC News reports.
“We are trying to be proactive in addressing the cyber threat,” Agent Kyo Dolan of the Secret Service said.
Agents also are on heightened alert for protesters and other threats. Their job is to protect the candidates and convention venue.
“Every security enhancement available has been rolled out for the political conventions -– some you can see, and some you can’t,” Dolan said.
ABC News wrote:
To combat the cyber threat, agents and analysts have set up an extensive computer monitoring system to track internet activity around the convention –- the command center at the convention in is close touch with the Secret Service monitoring center at headquarters in Washington. Agents closely watch various networks looking for any kind of abnormal or suspicious activity.
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