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Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 1 day 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 Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits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.

Ruling possible soon on legality of discounted anti-spearphishing services for campaigns

by Shannon Vavra • 3 weeks ago

The FEC signaled that it thinks Congress would be a more appropriate theater for such issues.

U.S. Cyber Command selects new top deputy for Gen. Nakasone

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

This transition comes just as Cyber Command is shifting how it thinks about readiness against foreign adversaries.

Election commission hires 2 tech experts for testing and certification program

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

Jessica Bowers and Paul Aumayr will work as senior election technology specialists.

Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

Jerome Lovato’s appointment comes as the commission prepares to help secure the 2020 election.

Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 months ago

The code will be posted to GitHub, and can be layered onto existing voting software for added integrity.

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