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