State IT and elections officials struggled to communicate, says Senate report on 2016 Russian hacking

by • 1 year ago

State IT agencies received alerts about threats against voting systems, but often did not share with election officials, the Senate Intelligence Committee said.

Intrusion monitors for election security are going virtual

by • 1 year ago

Some states are now using a software-based version of the Albert sensor, a device election officials use to detect malicious network activity.

Why the Center for Internet Security moved its storage to the cloud

by • 1 year ago

The group, which analyzes state and local governments' network activity, said new technology was needed when it began collecting petabytes of data.

Election officials say they're adopting a 'security first' mindset heading into 2020

by • 1 year ago

The relationship between state and federal officials has improved, but there are still plenty of challenges in securing election systems across the country, speakers at an NGA conference said.

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

by • 2 years 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.