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State election officials will get intelligence briefing after Iran tensions
This is not a Russia-only problem,” the U.S. intelligence community's top official for election security said Tuesday.
What would a vulnerability disclosure program look like for voting equipment? Expect an RFI soon
Voting equipment vendors have heard presentations from Bugcrowd, HackerOne, and Synack, according to ES&S's Chris Wlaschin.
Election commission says it won’t de-certify voting systems running old versions of Windows
The disclosure highlights the challenge of keeping voting systems secure after a vendor ceases offering support for a product.
Voting-machine companies are thinking about vulnerability disclosure, bug bounty programs
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
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 Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits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
Jessica Bowers and Paul Aumayr will work as senior election technology specialists.