Lately, political parties and governments have been serious victims of cyber-attacks. These cyber hacks have affected millions of federal employee’s productivity in their work and have affected many outcomes of governments, such as voting results.
What is the cause for this? The problem lies in the systems; they were built decades ago and as a result they are obsolete. Legacy systems are troublesome because they are out of date. Some legacy systems go back a half a century and cannot implement network defenses as a basic as encryption.