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What would a vulnerability disclosure program look like for voting equipment? Expect an RFI soon

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 4 weeks ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months 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 • 4 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 Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits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 • 5 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 • 5 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.

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