election security

Idaho now has a vulnerability disclosure policy for election websites

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The Idaho secretary of state's office created a vulnerability disclosure policy, allowing researchers to test election-related websites for potential flaws.

Mississippi election websites hit by Election Day DDoS incident

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Websites operated by the Mississippi secretary of state were offline for part of Election Day, though the outage did not affect voting.

Researchers see conspiracy theories forming around National Guard's election work

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Disinformation researchers said National Guard cyber units' routine work in election security has caught the attention of conspiracy theorists.

Fourteen state National Guard cyber units activate ahead of election

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National Guard cyber units in 14 states will be on duty Election Day protecting voting-related networks from malicious activity.

Just 25% of election offices have moved to .gov websites

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A report found that just 25% of local election officials have moved their websites to the .gov domain, which is considered more trusted and secure.

Georgia secretary of state replaces county's voting equipment after breach

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger is sending new voting equipment to Coffee County after video surfaced of a physical breach.

Law enforcement is searching for new ways to protect elections

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Members of the new Committee for Safe and Secure Elections met to discuss ways to connect election officials with law enforcement.

CISA election security leader says agency will work with 'whoever is elected'

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Amid a continued focus on insider threats, Kim Wyman, CISA's election security senior adviser said the agency has to work with whoever voters elect.

Deputy clerk charged in Colorado election-breach case pleads guilty, will testify against boss

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Belinda Knisely, deputy to Mesa County Clerk Tina Peters, admitted to her role in a breach that's highlighted insider threats against elections.

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