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Majority of election security grants going toward cybersecurity, equipment upgrades
Several states are using their HAVA funding exclusively on either cybersecurity or replacing equipment.
Election exercise pairs states with intelligence community in unprecedented opportunity
With midterm elections less than three months away, state and local officials rolled up their sleeves to take part in the most sophisticated national-level election security exercise to date.
EAC reassures lawmaker regarding security of voting systems
In a response letter obtained by CyberScoop, EAC commissioners lay out the many ways the commission works with states on election security.
First-of-its-kind forum on election security gathers state and local officials with feds
The forum was the first of its kind and came about a month after federal spending legislation provided states with $380 million for election security.
Matthew Masterson joins NPPD as senior cybersecurity adviser
Masterson, who was passed up for renewed term as EAC commissioner, will now be advising DHS on cybersecurity.
New EAC chairman will continue to focus on election security
During his yearlong tenure as chairman, Thomas Hicks plans to focus on replacing aging voting equipment, enhancing election security and enacting new Voluntary Voting System Guidelines, among other things.