U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says risks to election security are now among the “principal security threats” facing the country.
Election Security articles on Democracy Chronicles
This election security section highlights the importance of protecting the integrity of the vote count. An onslaught of new technologies offer both opportunity and peril for democracy. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
The Department of Homeland Security is playing catch-up in helping to ensure that state election systems are secure
Just 20 state officials out of 150 have received security clearance to view classified information about vulnerabilities
Annual report says that Sweden’s “robust” and “decentralised” electoral system is tough to influence
Plan includes automatic voter registration, election-day voter registration and early voting
More than one hundred security researchers and experts signed on to a letter sent to Congress
Former US secretary of homeland security Johnson told lawmakers he was extremely concerned
How to prevent a repeat hack will be the focus of the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday
Google is launching an effort to provide cybersecurity support to election organizations and civic groups
Hacks are now so common that the worst cybersecurity vulnerability needs to be addressed before its too late