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DHS holds election security exercise with states to prep for midterms

by Sean Lyngaas • 11 hours ago

With less than three months until the midterm elections, federal agencies worked with 44 states on all types of attack scenarios.

DEF CON’s Voting Village tests hacker-government collaboration

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

Election equipment was digitally poked and prodded over the weekend as experts called for change based on what happened at DEF CON.

Hacker honeypot shows even amateurs are going after ICS systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 week ago

Cybereason's honeypot shows that the hacker world is really, really interested in ICS.

Senator asks DHS what it's learning from key email-security measure

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Sen. Ron Wyden has asked the Department of Homeland Security how it is turning the implementation of an important email security protocol at federal civilian agencies into “actionable cyber intelligence” to guard against hackers.

Pence urges states to accept federal help in securing elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday delivered the most direct and high-profile appeal from the Trump administration to states to accept federal aid in securing election systems.

DHS to unveil National Risk Management Center

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 weeks ago

DHS plans to unveil a new interagency center to help critical infrastructure firms assess the risk that a ceaseless stream of cyberthreats pose to their networks.

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