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2018 Olympics: Could computer hacks produce the wrong winners?

Betsy Cooper, Executive Director, UC Berkeley Center for Long-term Cybersecurity | January 19, 2018

Sporting events are only meaningful if we trust the results. But as digital devices proliferate, so will the risks of cybersecurity failures. Imagine if, at next month’s 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics, the women’s figure skating competition were to be halted mid-event. Several coaches file a protest alleging that the International Skating Union Scoring System, the computer-based system … Continue reading »