Tagged as cyber security

Cybersecurity in Elections

ACE – The Electoral Knowledge Network – In June 2017, 100 election experts from across the United States penned an open letter to Congress noting that many jurisdictions were “inadequately prepared to deal with rising cybersecurity risks.

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The electoral reform policy plan to end Russian interference in the UK

politics.co.uk: Revelations last week about the scale of interference from Russia’s military intelligence agency highlight the extent to which states will go to influence global affairs. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre has shown the Russian GRU intelligence agency was “almost certainly” behind cyberattacks on the World Anti-Doping Agency and the governing body of the US […]

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Elections Canada preps for possible spring vote as MPs set deadline for new law

iPolitics: Canada’s Chief Electoral Officer has revealed that the federal elections agency intends to be ready for an election by next April, five months before the fixed election date for 2019. Chief Electoral Officer Stéphane Perrault outlined the timetable as he informed a Commons committee this week that a sweeping bill to overhaul the Canada Elections […]

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Mueller reveals depth of states’ election vulnerabilities

Politico: Special counsel Robert Mueller’s latest indictment offers new details of just how deeply Russian operatives have infiltrated state and local election agencies across the U.S. — adding to years of warnings about the technologies that underpin American democracy. Read more…

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