Election Security

Fighting Deepfakes Will Require More Than Technology

When technology is part of the problem, can you count on it to be part of the solution?

Defense, Homeland Security Secretaries Spearhead Cyber Cooperation Agreement

The agreement details how the departments will work together on major cyber challenges such as elections.

Election Security Tested

Federal agencies raced to secure vulnerable systems in time for the 2018 midterms, but the job’s not done.

Jack Dorsey Thinks Twitter Needs to Gauge the Intent of Fake News Before Taking Action

It is unclear how Twitter plans on identifying the intent behind specific tweets.

A New Congress Brings New Tech Priorities and Increased Oversight

The midterm elections also left a big cyber vacancy on the Senate Homeland Security Committee.

How Estonia Secures Its Electronic Elections From Kremlin Attacks

Could innovations like a volunteer infosec corps and 'data embassies' help the U.S.?

DHS Cyber Unit Fields False Alarms But No Hacks on Election Day

Incidents flagged as potential attacks turned out to be malfunctions or accidents, according to Homeland Security officials.

Brian Kemp Was Warned of a Cyber Vulnerability. He Weaponized It—Again

Georgia’s secretary of state and Republican gubernatorial candidate has a history of attacking those who point out the flaws in his state’s election cybersecurity.

We Tested Facebook’s Ad Screeners and Some Were Too Strict

The platform mistook a disabled veterans fundraiser for a political ad.

5 Ways to Reduce Election Security Risks

Election officials must ensure the security of our election process, a daunting task due to tight budgets.

Vigilance Is Required to Protect Midterm Election Voting

The question of whether your vote is safe may come down to where you live.

After Midterm Elections, a Focus on Securing Campaigns

The Homeland Security Department hopes campaigns can cooperate on cybersecurity rather than compete.

Americans Trust Government More than Tech Companies to Combat Election Influence Ops

A survey found that U.S. adults think it’s highly likely some nation will try to interfere in the midterms and aren’t confident government or industry can stop it.