As America heads toward the 2018 midterms, there is an 800-pound gorilla in the voting booth.
Despite improvements since Russia's attack on the 2016 presidential race, the U.S. elections infrastructure is vulnerable — and will remain so in November.
Cybersecurity expert Bruce Schneier laid out the problem to an overflowing room full of election directors and secretaries of state — people charged with running and securing elections — at a conference at Harvard University this spring.
"Computers are basically insecure," said Schneier. "Voting systems are not magical in any way. They are computers."