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Senate Democrats push feds to stand up disinformation 'response center' ordered in NDAA

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

After the 2016 election, the FBI set up a task force on foreign influence. But senators said more needs to be done.

Feds, states unveil pilot program meant to secure voter databases and other election systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

The aim is to close a gap in security testing for the broad set of election infrastructure outside of voting machines.

DHS memo: 'Significant' security risks presented by online voting

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The advisory is perhaps the federal government’s sternest official warning yet against online voting.

It’s hard for campaigns to be transparent without aiding attackers

by Joshua Bartolomie • 3 months ago

Op-ed: Transparency is essential to democratic elections. But security is also important to the integrity of the process.

Why you can’t trust your vote to the internet

by Brett Winterford • 3 months ago

Building trustworthy online voting systems requires governance, transparency and long-term investment in fundamental research.

Election commission hires cyber-savvy adviser to support 2020 efforts

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Maurice Turner is set to join the federal commission at the end of the month as a senior adviser to the EAC's executive director.

Election commission hires cybersecurity expert to help states with 2020 infrastructure

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 months ago

Joshua Franklin has been working as an election security advocate for years, drawing attention to the issue at hacking conferences.

What to expect from the Cybersecurity Solarium Commission report

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

“We want this to be the 9/11 Commission Report without the 9/11,” Sen. Angus King told CyberScoop.

State election officials will get intelligence briefing after Iran tensions

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

This is not a Russia-only problem,” the U.S. intelligence community's top official for election security said Tuesday.

RNC, DNC bank on Duo authentication ahead 2020 election

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

The RNC is big on 2FA and social media training.

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