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A former top US election official urges sweeping security improvements, warning 'democracy is in trouble'

by Tim Starks • 1 week ago

"The long-term consequences — the damages to our democracy and institutions — of 2020 are far from certain," the report reads.

FCC proposes record $5 million robocall fine for voter suppression scam

by Tonya Riley • 2 months ago

John Burkman and Jacob Wohl are also facing a number of felony charges.

New CISA director wants to spend less time cleaning up after big hacks, more time preparing for them

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

“We live in the glassiest of houses and we always need to keep that in mind,” Jen Easterly said in an interview.

First major voting vendor, Hart InterCivic, partners with Microsoft on ambitious software security tool ElectionGuard

by Tim Starks • 5 months ago

The ElectionGuard announcement comes as Republicans are still mounting challenges to the 2020 election.

SolarWinds hackers are behind a widespread phishing campaign impersonating USAID, Microsoft says

by Sean Lyngaas • 5 months ago

It's a sign that the hackers are experimenting with new tactics.

'Ghostwriter' disinformation campaign rages on as Biden prepares for NATO trip

by Sean Lyngaas • 6 months ago

“These types of tactics are readily deployable elsewhere," said FireEye's Lee Foster.