Tags 2020 elections

DEF CON Voting Village matures as industry keeps its distance

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

The country's top three voting gear vendors were a no-show, but there was still plenty of enthusiasm at DEF CON's Voting Village.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

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

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month 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.

FEC approves anti-spearphishing service for campaigns at low cost

by Shannon Vavra • 1 month ago

Security vendor Area 1 previously argued it's not trying to curry favor with candidates, and that it receives business value in collecting intelligence from attacks aimed at campaigns.

Election commission hires 2 tech experts for testing and certification program

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Jessica Bowers and Paul Aumayr will work as senior election technology specialists.

Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Jerome Lovato’s appointment comes as the commission prepares to help secure the 2020 election.

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