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Microsoft will offer free Windows 7 support for election officials through 2020

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 hours ago

The move is the latest step by Microsoft and other powerful tech companies to offer free or discounted services in support of election security.

What would a vulnerability disclosure program look like for voting equipment? Expect an RFI soon

by Sean Lyngaas • 23 hours ago

Voting equipment vendors have heard presentations from Bugcrowd, HackerOne, and Synack, according to ES&S's Chris Wlaschin.

Election commission says it won’t de-certify voting systems running old versions of Windows

by Sean Lyngaas • 2 days ago

The disclosure highlights the challenge of keeping voting systems secure after a vendor ceases offering support for a product.

Voting-machine companies are thinking about vulnerability disclosure, bug bounty programs

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 month ago

The industry has some very particular challenges to work out before establishing a coordinated vulnerability disclosure program. But the big companies are changing their thinking.

10,000 Microsoft customers targeted by nation-state attacks in the last year

by Shannon Vavra • 2 months ago

Microsoft has tied the attacks — some of which have been successful — with a group linked with Iran (APT 33), with a group from North Korea (APT 38), as well as with two groups linked with Russia (APT 28 and APT 29).

Elizabeth Warren wants to overhaul U.S. election security

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who is running for president in 2020, wants to replace outdated voting systems with voter-verified paper ballot machines, mandate voting equipment be paid for by the federal government, and require risk-limiting audits before elections take place.

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