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Tech companies offered free products to help secure the election. Now what?
It's becoming trendy for private companies to volunteer their services for the sake of election security. Will they help beyond 2018?
Center for Internet Security looks to expand threat sharing program to political campaigns
The goal is to chip away at the security-resource deficit facing candidates, as numerous tech companies are trying to do by offering free security services to campaigns.
Nielsen: DHS to quicken bad-actor alerts in run-up to Election Day
DHS will be much faster to alert state officials if their computer networks are being probed by hackers this election season compared to 2016, according to Kirstjen Nielsen.
Rep. Speier: Congress needs a hack demo to understand election vulnerabilities
“I think that if we can fashion some kind of an interactive experience for members to watch… then we’ve got their attention,” Rep. Jackie Speier told CyberScoop.
In this election security drill, Massachusetts cops battle hackers to protect the vote
Police in Massachusetts gathered in mid-September to practice responding to cyberattacks from an adversary bent on disrupting the democratic process.
Wyden: Tech company has told multiple senators of foreign hacking attempts
A major tech company has informed “a number of senators and Senate staff members” that hackers have targeted their personal email accounts, according to Sen. Ron Wyden.