In “Security Professionals Say Threats to Candidates Are Growing More Dire” (National Journal, 22 Nov. 2021), Chris Ryan comments on the growing demand for security services by politicians and political candidates. Worried not just about their own safety but that of their families, politicians are increasingly hiring firms such as K2 Integrity to oversee their physical and online security. Ryan also comments on how those who run for both local and national office must constantly weigh the need to be cautious about revealing personal information over social media with the desire to be accessible to voters.

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