Category: 2016 elections

Here’s what Pete Buttigieg’s campaign CISO is worried about
2016 elections, 2020 elections

Here’s what Pete Buttigieg’s campaign CISO is worried about

Pete Buttigieg campaign signs on the front lawn of Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa. Buttigieg's presidential campaign is the only one that employs ... Read More

Election security drill pits red-team hackers against DHS, FBI and police
2016 elections, 2018 elections

Election security drill pits red-team hackers against DHS, FBI and police

(Stephen Valasco / Flickr) government Written by Sean Lyngaas Nov 5, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP A year from the 2020 election, sophisticated exercises to help secure ... Read More

Pentagon again deploying cyber personnel abroad to gather intel for 2020 elections
2016 elections, 2020 elections

Pentagon again deploying cyber personnel abroad to gather intel for 2020 elections

The National Security Agency and Cyber Command's Integrated Cyber Center's Joint Operations Center Watch Floor in Fort Meade, Maryland.government Written by Shannon Vavra Nov 1, ... Read More

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts
2016 elections, 2020 elections

New Facebook security program will warn presidential candidates of hacking attempts

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Monday that he expects nation-states to be active in the lead-up to the 2020 election. (Flickr/Anthony Quintano)technology Written by Sean ... Read More

Lawmakers offer Illinois election work as blueprint to secure 2020
2016 elections, 2020 elections

Lawmakers offer Illinois election work as blueprint to secure 2020

(Stephen Valasco / Flickr) government Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 15, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday heard from Illinois officials who were on ... Read More

Russian indicted by Mueller for alleged troll-farm activities is released by Belarus
2016 elections, Anna Bogacheva

Russian indicted by Mueller for alleged troll-farm activities is released by Belarus

Victory Square in Minsk, the capital of Belarus, where Anna Bogacheva was briefly detained. government Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 15, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Authorities ... Read More

NSA Director rebukes Beijing for 'weaponizing' disinformation in Hong Kong protests
2016 elections, china

NSA Director rebukes Beijing for 'weaponizing' disinformation in Hong Kong protests

Gen. Paul Nakasone. (Photo by Nathan Mitchell)government Written by Shannon Vavra Oct 9, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP National Security Agency Director Gen. Paul Nakasone issued a ... Read More

FBI, DHS advise states on potential Russian voter suppression tactics in 2020
2016 elections, 2018 elections

FBI, DHS advise states on potential Russian voter suppression tactics in 2020

(Tim Brown / IIP Photo Archive / Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 4, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The FBI and Department of Homeland Security have ... Read More

U.S. Treasury sanctions Russian financier for 2018 election interference attempt
2016 elections, 2018 elections

U.S. Treasury sanctions Russian financier for 2018 election interference attempt

Opening Plenary of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009: Vladimir Putingovernment Written by Shannon Vavra Sep 30, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. Treasury announced ... Read More