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Research shows gap in House, Senate candidates' website security

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 days ago

Nearly 30 percent of House of Representatives candidates have significant security issues in their websites compared to less than 5 percent of Senate candidates, according to new research.

DNC pushes employees, campaigns to embrace email security habits ahead of midterms

by Chris Bing • 1 month ago

Chief Technology Officer Raffi Krikorian and his team have been using a phishing simulation platform named Wombat to challenge their colleagues to spot fake malicious emails.

DNC hires first ever CSO ahead of 2018 midterms

by Chris Bing • 7 months ago

The Democratic National Committee has hired former Yahoo CISO Bob Lord to lead the committee's cybersecurity operations.

How the Democrats plan to stop hackers from breaching 2018 campaigns

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Fresh off the wounds of the 2016 campaign, Democratic political reorganizations are compelling political campaigns to improve their cybersecurity.

Russian hackers targeted Obama's aides as early as 2007, and attempts continue, report says

by Chris Bing • 1 year ago

Russia’s preeminent cyber espionage group, known as APT28 or Fancy Bear, heavily targeted former U.S. President Barack Obama’s staff while they campaigned for office in 2008, according to newly published research by U.S.-based cybersecurity firm Area 1 Security.

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