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Shutdown erodes feds' ability to set cyber strategies, say lawmaker and ex-DHS officials
The shutdown has stalled some of DHS’s more anticipatory work, like vulnerability assessments of critical systems and election-security initiatives.
Senators press DHS for details on election security progress
Much of the hearing focused on the increasingly close relationship between DHS and the state and local offices that run elections.
Former DHS secretary issues stark warning on election cybersecurity
Former Homeland Security secretary Jeh Johnson told a Congressional panel "the integrity of our election outcomes on a national level dances on the head of a pin."
State election officials resisted federal cybersecurity assistance during 2016 election
Eventually "33 states and 36 cities and counties" used DHS tools to scan for vulnerabilities or ask for advice by election day 2016.
New administration will keep 'critical' label on election systems
The decision will come as a shock to many state and local officials who expected it would be overturned.
DHS inspector general probing Georgia website scans
The probe follows calls for an investigation from congressional critics of DHS' election cybersecurity efforts.