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Stalled election security bill is reborn with support from Senate Intelligence Committee

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 hours ago

The bill has re-emerged after renewed movement on Capitol Hill to focus on securing voting infrastructure.

Spooked by election hacking, states are moving to paper ballots

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 week ago

Will it be enough to deter whatever Russia might be planning for 2018 and 2020?

Senate panel gives go-ahead to bill that would hit reset on DHS

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 2 weeks ago

The bill would reorganize NPPD into a dedicated cyber agency, among other cybersecurity-oriented moves.

Bipartisan bill calls for more coordination between federal, state officials on election cybersecurity

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

Sens. James Lankford and Amy Klobuchar said that action on the legislation needs to come sooner, rather than later, given what federal officials saw during the 2016 election.

Election cybersecurity should be priority for new DHS secretary, senators say

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 months ago

The letter is the latest in a trend of calls from lawmakers for the federal government to be more involved in election cybersecurity. The senators argue that there needs to be more coordination between state and federal agencies to protect elections from cyberattacks.

DHS nominee Kelly mixes message on department's cyber role

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

Should DHS consolidate its cyber role or give it up to the military? Homeland Security Secretary Nominee retired Gen. John Kelly didn't seem too sure.

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