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No cyberattacks detected against states' election systems, feds say

by • 4 months 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.

On primary day in Virginia, officials say they're preparing for more cyberthreats against elections

by • 8 months ago

A top Homeland Security official dropped by Arlington County to see its "practical, low-key approach" to ballot security.

Up to $50 million up for grabs in smart infrastructure contest

by • 10 months ago

Technology consulting company Venture Smarter is working with the Department of Homeland Security and a group of venture capital firms to find promising ideas that could ultimately receive billions of dollars in support.

Collaboration gives state, local government advantage on cybersecurity

by • 10 months ago

The lack of competition between state and local governments gives them the unique position to share threat intelligence and data in a way the private sector cannot.

Facial recognition technology deployed by feds at 9 airports draws skepticism

by • 1 year ago

The Georgetown Law Center on Privacy & Technology says privacy issues with the technology may justify legal action by travelers and privacy groups.

Global Cities Team Challenge announces DHS partnership, new cybersecurity focus

by • 1 year ago

Local governments and private industry collaborating on smart cities projects will be encouraged to put security first during the next 12 to 14 months.

Public safety IoT receives $750K cybersecurity booster shot from Department of Homeland Security

by • 2 years ago

The new funding will support research and development to harden a sensor-based framework designed for use by public safety workers.

Georgia's election systems weren't hacked, Department of Homeland Security's IG says

by • 2 years ago

A letter by Inspector General John Roth says DHS did not breach Georgia’s voting system during a widely publicized incident in November.

For DHS cybersecurity funding, Congress asks why states are bypassing millions

by • 2 years ago

A proposed reauthorization bill could create new funding opportunities for state and local government.

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