Election Security Spotlight

Obama Launches Review of Russian Election Hacking

The report will be delivered to Congress before Obama leaves office.

Trump May Be on Collision Course with Congress over Russian Hacking

Lawmakers call Russian meddling in the election a threat to democracy; Trump says it never happened.

Election Security Expert Urges Paper Trail Audit

A recount in key states will ensure the election wasn’t influenced by cyber meddling and dissuade future election hacks, J. Alex Halderman says.

Governors Defend Election Infrastructure Amid Hacking Fears

National Governors Association leaders cite cyber testing and the decentralized voting system.

Ohio Taps National Guard Cyber Unit to Help Secure Elections

It’s another part of the state's election contingency plans, which also include additional paper ballots and paper versions of the voter registration lists.

Top US Officials Say Russia 'Authorized' DNC Hacks

"These thefts and disclosures are intended to interfere with the U.S. election process," said a statement from DHS and the Office of the Director of National Intelligence.

Election Systems Are Vulnerable But Not How You Think

Undermining citizens’ confidence in the election outcome has been a side effect of conspiracy theorists, campaigns and recent headlines, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp told lawmakers.

9 States Accept DHS' Election Security Support

Homeland Security Jeh Johnson urges more states to take up the department's offer.

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NSA Director: Cyberattacks On State Election Systems Still a Concern

Sen. John McCain pressed Adm, Michael Rogers during a hearing Tuesday.

Lawmakers: How Secure Are Voting Machines?

After campaign and voter database hacks, a House committee wants to know if voters can trust the process.

5 Steps To Make US Elections Less Hackable

As shadowy actors work to hack U.S. elections, a few simple steps could make electronic voting more secure, says one expert.

FBI: Hackers Target 2 State Election Databases

An FBI bulletin warns of possibly linked attacks on two states' election databases.

At Least One State Declines Offer for DHS Voting Security

Some security experts say it wouldn't even take the resources of a foreign nation to manipulate actual votes using this country's antiquated tallying systems.

DHS Offers States Cybersecurity Help with Elections

DHS launched Voting Infrastructure Cybersecurity Action Plan Campaign to raise election security awareness.

Carper: ‘Election Security is Critical’

A foreign actor's cyberattack on election systems could jeopardize the integrity of the voting process, according to the senator.