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Alaska election website was hacked on Election Day in 2016: report

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

The hack was separate from Russia-backed probing of 21 states' election systems prior to the 2016 election.

Rudy Giuliani has had virtually no input on U.S. cybersecurity policy

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

Giuliani's so-called "cyber working group," a vague advisory committee officially announced by Trump's presidential transition team in early January, is rarely in contact with White House staff.

Trump adviser proposes broader cybersecurity oversight for private-sector critical infrastructure

by Chris Bing • 11 months ago

The U.S. government may have a more extensive role to play in defending computer networks belonging specifically to American critical infrastructure companies, according to White House Homeland Security Adviser Thomas Bossert, although most are owned and operated by the private sector.

DHS scientists to show AI-backed cybersecurity at RSA conference

by Shaun Waterman • 2 years ago

The inclusion of network security tools powered by artificial intelligence in the DHS showcase confirms that RSA will mark the arrival of a new generation of cyber tech.

Can hackers really do that much damage to the election?

by Chris Bing • 2 years ago

Municipalities that employ electronic voting machines without paper audit trails — including counties in swing states like Pennsylvania, Florida and Virginia — will likely be under the greatest scrutiny. But is there really any reason for worry?

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