"US Election Data Breaches" Posts

Report: Hackers Steal $2.3 Million from Wisconsin GOP’s Trump Re-Election Campaign

Hackers stole some $2.3 million from the Republican Party of Wisconsin’s campaign to re-elect President Trump, a report said.

Voting Machine Makers Pledge Transparency, Supply Chain Vetting in Congressional Hearing

Three companies that make 80 percent of U.S. voting machines agree to provide Congress with information regarding their cybersecurity procedures.

U.S. Election Voting Machines: Def Con Hacker Findings

Voting machines used by dozens of states can be easily and repeatedly hacked, potentially corrupting millions of votes in the 2020 election, a recent report said.

State Officials Call for Federal Funds to Bolster Election Security

The 2020 U.S. elections require more federal funds to fend off foreign hackers & cyberattacks, two secretaries of state assert.

Bill to Make Voting System Hacking a Federal Crime Passes Senate

Hackers breaking into any voting system used in U.S. federal elections can be charged with a federal crime by the U.S. Justice Department, Senate legislation says.

U.S. Elections 2020 Cybersecurity: Feds Vow Transparency

U.S. faces potential “active threats” to muck up 2020 elections, the nation’s top cybersecurity cops tell Congress. But preventive measures are mounting.

U.S. House Passes Election Security Bill, Senate Approval Unlikely

With the 2020 U.S. presidential election but 17 months away, yet another voting security bill awaits a Senate vote. But will it pass?

U.S. Election Security: Still Major Room for Improvement, Report Says

The U.S. government and private industry can and should do more to “protect the integrity and independence” of the nation’s elections, a new report released by a Stanford University group said.

New Bipartisan Bill: Election Security Collaboration with Foreign Allies?

The Global Electoral Exchange Act proposes a program inside the State Department to share election security information with U.S. allies worldwide.

Managed Security Services Provider (MSSP) News: 21 August 2018

Today’s MSSP & cybersecurity news involves Breach Secure Now, Exabeam, InfoArmor, KnowBe4, Microsoft alleges Russia hacking, Okta, Optiv Security, Summit Business Technologies, U.S. election system security and more.