Tags 2018 elections

Blunt phone call shows state officials are unhappy with rollout of election security framework

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

Some state and local officials are still irked by what they see as bureaucratic obstacles to getting actionable threat information from federal government.

Election security drill pits red-team hackers against DHS, FBI and police

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 months ago

The red team's goal is voter suppression, echoing Russia's reported designs for 2020.

FBI, DHS advise states on potential Russian voter suppression tactics in 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 12 months ago

State officials called the memo a reminder of the degree to which foreign adversaries seek to interfere in the U.S. electoral process.

U.S. Treasury sanctions Russian financier for 2018 election interference attempt

by Shannon Vavra • 12 months ago

The sanctions come after the Internet Research Agency was attempting to meddle in the 2018 elections.

As NSA expands election security task force, Director Paul Nakasone talks lessons learned

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

U.S. intelligence officials are trying to adapt as adversaries update their tactics.

Trump's Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 year ago

Mark Esper told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the 2020 contests will be "unfettered" by foreign actors, but the military and intelligence agencies will "always will have a lot of work to do" to secure elections.

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