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Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

Jerome Lovato’s appointment comes as the commission prepares to help secure the 2020 election.

Second flaw found in Swiss election system could change 'valid votes into nonsense,' researchers say

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

It's yet another reminder of what can go wrong when governments shift to electronic voting with no alternative plan.

Backdoor discovered in Swiss voting system would have allowed hackers to alter votes

by Jeff Stone • 3 months ago

The issue is related to a cryptographic issue with the way Switzerland’s voting system receives and counts votes.

Securiosity: Voting vendors vs. voting village

by CyberScoop Staff • 9 months ago

Greg & Jen talk about Greg's conversation with ES&S's security lead, and boy, they don't dig the DEF CON voting village.

Election exercise pairs states with intelligence community in unprecedented opportunity

by Sean Lyngaas • 9 months ago

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.

Pence urges states to accept federal help in securing elections

by Sean Lyngaas • 10 months ago

Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday delivered the most direct and high-profile appeal from the Trump administration to states to accept federal aid in securing election systems.

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