This story appears on WHIOTV. It is by the U.S. Cyber Command Public Affairs:
At the Reagan National Defense Forum last December, U.S. Army Gen. Paul M. Nakasone, U.S. Cyber Command commander and director of the National Security Agency, laid out the Defense Department’s role in election security.
“We began the ability for us to defend the presidential elections not today, not six months from now. We began it the day after the midterm elections,” Nakasone said, “We have not let up in terms of our ability to understand what our adversaries are doing.”
The Defense Department plays an important role in that whole-of-government partnership, spearheaded by the NSA and Cybercom’s Election Security Group, formed in the wake of the successes of the Russia Small Group during the 2018 midterms.
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