Tags 2018 elections

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks 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 • 1 month 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 • 2 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 • 2 months 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 • 4 months 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.

Congressional pressure builds for White House to share classified cyber authorizations

by Shannon Vavra • 4 months ago

The House voted in favor of ordering the Trump administration to release the classified memorandum that made it easier for the Pentagon to run offense cyber-operations against U.S. adversaries.

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