election security

Former CISA Director Krebs again defends election security efforts

by • 4 weeks ago

Chris Krebs told members of the Senate Homeland Security Committee that fanciful claims surrounding voting technology are "corrosive to the institutions that support elections."

Election tech vendor Smartmatic demands retractions from right-wing media over misinformation

by • 1 month ago

Smartmatic, which has been the subject of baseless conspiracies, said reports on Fox News and other channels have led to death threats against its employees.

Georgia official calls on Trump to stop attacks on election workers

by • 1 month ago

"It has to stop," Gabriel Sterling, who manages the state's voting systems, said after a young technician received death threats fueled by far-right social media.

Secretaries of state react to CISA Director Krebs' firing

by • 2 months ago

Democratic secretaries of state were quick to praise Chris Krebs after President Donald Trump fired the CISA director, but most of their GOP counterparts have been silent.

Odds Georgia recount changes outcome 'as close to zero as you can get'

by • 2 months ago

Georgia is conducting a full manual audit of its presidential votes, but don't expect any change in the ultimate outcome.

Georgia senators, without evidence, attack secretary of state over vote count

by • 2 months ago

Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler did not cite specifics in demanding that Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a fellow GOP member, resign.

Georgia Democrats sue governor over unfounded 2018 hacking claims

by • 2 months ago

A lawsuit seeks to remove two press releases that baselessly accused Democrats of hacking the state's voter registration database after a researcher found severe security flaws.

'No bar' to what election officials shared on Election Day, DHS says

by • 2 months ago

A senior Department Homeland Security official said "the engagement was great" with state and local officials on Election Day.

'This is how it was all supposed to work': The EI-ISAC readies for Election Day

by • 2 months ago

The director of the information-sharing organization for election officials said preparations for Election Day are unfolding just as planned.