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Voting-machine companies are thinking about vulnerability disclosure, bug bounty programs

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 days ago

The industry has some very particular challenges to work out before establishing a coordinated vulnerability disclosure program. But the big companies are changing their thinking.

Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

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 Assistance Commission pleads for more money in Senate hearing

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

EAC chairwoman Christy McCormick said during a Senate Rules Committee hearing Wednesday that the commission has seen its budget halved from where it was in 2010.

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.

Election Assistance Commission loses key tech expert ahead of 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Ryan Macias also manages EAC’s program for certifying and decertifying voting system hardware and software, which works with the country’s top voting equipment vendors.

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