Tags election security

Senator wants Pentagon cybersecurity review of mobile voting app Voatz

by • 1 week ago

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., wants the Defense Department to look under the hood of Voatz, which he says has not been transparent about how its technology works.

National Guard chief expects expanded role in 2020 election security

by • 1 week ago

The chief of the National Guard said 27 states used uniformed cybersecurity personnel to protect election systems in 2018, and that he expects more will do so in 2020.

Four ways to address electronic voting security concerns

by • 3 weeks ago

Commentary: Former U.S. Air Force CISO Earl Matthews says mandated transparency around security and improved collaboration are needed.

Mississippi tallying ‘big wins’ in cybersecurity

by • 1 month ago

State CIO Craig Orgeron said new legislation and policy is helping the state mature, but a recent audit shows there’s still room to improve.

North Carolina’s election-security drills were 2020 preparation

by • 1 month ago

State CIO Eric Boyette said the cross jurisdictional exercises are one piece of an extensive cybersecurity program running throughout the state.

Alleged mobile voting app hack linked to University of Michigan

by • 1 month ago

West Virginia officials reportedly said IP addresses linked to the University of Michigan attempted to access the Voatz app in 2018.

Hacking attempt reported against West Virginia's mobile voting app

by • 1 month ago

The FBI is investigating an "attempted intrusion by an outside party" to access the Voatz mobile app the state used in 2018.

'Better than federal standards' on Pennsylvania's new voting tech

by • 2 months ago

Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar said most of her counties are replacing old paperless voting machines ahead of the 2020 election.

Senate breakthrough on election security funding 'encouraging'

by • 2 months ago

Some state election officials at a federal cybersecurity conference said they're happy to see progress toward sustainable funding, but others remain dubious.