Tags 2018 midterms

DHS officials plan Europe trip to brief allies on election security, gather intel for 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 days ago

“If I can go over there and get ahead of the curve … and bring those defensive measures back to the blue team here, I think we’ll be better off for [2020],” DHS's Chris Krebs said.

Cyber Command’s midterm election work included trips to Ukraine, Montenegro, and North Macedonia

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The trip to Europe demonstrates how the command supports and learns from allies facing threats from persistent hackers.

To prepare for 2020, DNC security chief tries to make hackers’ lives harder

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Former Yahoo CISO Bob Lord has the challenge of broadening adoption of good security practices at campaigns and state parties scattered across the country.

NSA’s Joyce outlines how U.S. can disrupt and deter foreign hacking

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

“We have to impose costs in a visible way to start deterrence,” the NSA's Rob Joyce told an industry association.

Democrats ask Trump administration to publish 2018 election security report

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

2018 midterm security efforts have been hailed as a success, but some lawmakers are calling for a public report on that work in the interest of transparency.

DNC officials say Russians unsuccessfully tried to hack them after 2018 midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Dozens of DNC officials received spearphishing emails from Cozy Bear after the midterms, according to a court filing.

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