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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.
Wyden asks White House to get more involved in boosting election cybersecurity
Wyden says leaving the matter to states "is irresponsible and a total abdication of the federal government’s primary role in matters of national security."
Senator questions DHS about surveillance technology used in U.S. by foreign spies
A Senator is asking for the agency to provide information about foreign surveillance on U.S. soil.
Senator pushes NSA, DHS to help government officials secure devices and accounts
Sen. Ron Wyden is asking for a voluntary and regular device screening program, a cybersecurity checkup for personal accounts and collaboration with major telecom and internet companies to flag accounts of senior government officials for extra security.
Voting machine manufacturers pushed for cybersecurity information by Sen. Wyden
"I write to seek public answers about cybersecurity threats to our election infrastructure," the Oregon Democrat wrote.
Wyden pushes Supreme Court to adopt email encryption standards that it currently doesn't use
The Senator from Oregon pushed the court to adopt STARTTLS encryption "to better protect the privacy and security of the Court's email communications."