"election security"

In search for new voting machines, Louisiana may need to start over

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

If Dominion Voting Systems doesn't file a lawsuit by Dec. 12, the state's procurement process will likely go back to square one.

Maryland election systems hosted by Russia-linked firm were not compromised, DHS says

by Benjamin Freed • 2 weeks ago

Federal investigators found no unauthorized access or statistical anomalies in network activity that would suggest malicious behavior. The state is moving the system to a new data center.

As governor transition approaches, Georgia focuses on services

by Jake Williams • 2 weeks ago

With an incoming gubernatorial transition, Georgia CIO Calvin Rhodes says the state's work on IT services will help agencies deliver on their missions.

21 states are probably getting new CIOs

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

The biggest realignment in state leadership since 2010 means changes are coming for many chief information officers and the agencies they lead.

West Virginia says 144 people voted using mobile blockchain app

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Overseas residents like active-duty military members were able to cast their ballots in this year's election using the blockchain-backed Voatz mobile app.

No cyberattacks detected against states' election systems, feds say

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

After nearly two years of preparation by state election officials, there were no reports of malicious cyber-activity against voting systems on Election Day.

Big changes in store for state CIOs after 2018 elections

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

With 36 states electing governors, there could be major upheaval ahead for chief information officers and the strategic plans they oversee.

Accusation that Democrats hacked Georgia voter database is "outrageous," says cyber expert

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

CyberScout founder Adam Levin says the comments undermine the national election security effort.

Ready or not, states are about to find out if their election security investments worked

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

State and local election officials have hired new cybersecurity personnel, purchased new hardware and software and even brought in the National Guard.

A new interstate election security body is about to face its first major test

by Benjamin Freed • 1 month ago

Ben Spear, executive director of the Election Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center, shares how the organization's first seven months have prepared the nation for Election Day.

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