Category: 2020 presidential election

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging
2020 presidential election, Black Hat 2019

Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging

Most counties are not protected from impersonation-based spearphishing attacks. . Email Voted a Weak Link for Election Security, with DMARC Lagging ThreatpostSource link Read More

Trump Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security
2018 elections, 2020 presidential election

Trump Pentagon pick 'confident' in 2020 election security

Mark Esper, then the secretary of the Army. (U.S. Army / Spc. Hubert D. Delany III)
government Written by Shannon Vavra Jul 16, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP ... Read More

FEC approves anti-spearphishing service for campaigns at low cost
2020 presidential election, Area 1 Security

FEC approves anti-spearphishing service for campaigns at low cost

government Written by Shannon Vavra Jul 12, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The Federal Election Commission approved a request Thursday from an anti-spearphishing company, deeming it permissible for ... Read More

Election commission hires 2 tech experts for testing and certification program
2020 presidential election, CyberScoop

Election commission hires 2 tech experts for testing and certification program

(iStock/Getty Images Plus)government Written by Sean Lyngaas May 21, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The U.S. Election Assistance Commission has added two experienced hands to its voting system certification ... Read More

Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems
2020 presidential election, CyberScoop

Election commission names new lead for testing and certifying voting systems

(Tim Brown / IIP Photo Archive / Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas May 9, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The federal Election Assistance Commission has appointed Jerome ... Read More

Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors
2020 presidential election, CyberScoop

Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors

(Scoop News Group photo)technology Written by Sean Lyngaas May 6, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Election officials around the U.S. could soon have access to an open-source software development ... Read More

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020
2016 presidential election, 2018 midterms

FBI director: Protecting 2018 election was a 'dress rehearsal' for 2020

Christopher Wray. (Wikicommons)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Apr 26, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP Protecting the 2018 U.S. midterm elections from foreign meddling was a “dress rehearsal ... Read More

Election tech vendors say they're securing their systems. Does anyone believe them?
2016 election, 2020 presidential election

Election tech vendors say they're securing their systems. Does anyone believe them?

(Getty)government Written by Greg Otto Apr 24, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The last few years have been an awakening for Election Systems & Software. Before 2016, very few people ... Read More

To prepare for 2020, DNC security chief tries to make hackers’ lives harder
2018 midterms, 2019 RSA Conference

To prepare for 2020, DNC security chief tries to make hackers’ lives harder

(Flickr)government Written by Sean Lyngaas Mar 8, 2019 | CYBERSCOOP The Democratic National Committee is striving to “make it more expensive for attackers to do ... Read More