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Senators press DHS for details on election security progress

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 4 months ago

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

by CyberScoop Staff • 10 months ago

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

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

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

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

The probe follows calls for an investigation from congressional critics of DHS' election cybersecurity efforts.

DHS move on election security unlikely to survive transition

by Shaun Waterman • 1 year ago

The controversial decision by the Department of Homeland Security to designate the nation's election system as "critical infrastructure" has touched off a firestorm of opposition, and the incoming Trump administration has all but promised to overturn it.

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