Category: 2020 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

U.S. officials release framework for notifying public of foreign interference in elections
2020 elections, CyberScoop

U.S. officials release framework for notifying public of foreign interference in elections

(KOMUnews / Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Nov 8, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The Trump administration on Friday released a framework describing the process by which ... 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

Voting Village brings equipment to lawmakers to boost urgency on election security
2020 elections, Bennie Thompson

Voting Village brings equipment to lawmakers to boost urgency on election security

Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., (left) speaks with Voting Village co-organizer Harri Hursti. (Sean Lyngaas/ CyberScoop)technology Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 29, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP A ... 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

Microsoft: U.S. presidential campaign, government officials targeted by recent hacking effort
2020 elections, CyberScoop

Microsoft: U.S. presidential campaign, government officials targeted by recent hacking effort

Microsoft said email Inboxes were targeted in the campaign. (Getty Images)technology Written by Sean Lyngaas Oct 4, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Microsoft said Friday that an ... 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