States struggling to protect 2020 election

President Donald Trump on Friday promised an intense, “whole-of-government” focus on securing the nation’s elections from cyberattacks — but a POLITICO survey of states finds ample reasons to worry about both this year’s midterms and the 2020 election. Only 14 states...

How the Russians penetrated Illinois election computers

by CHUCK GOUDIE on July 17, 2018 The twelve Russians charged with hacking into Illinois’ election database may have worked as intelligence agents, but the I-Team has learned it didn’t take above-average computer intelligence to pull off the heist. Russian...

States slow to prepare for hacking threats

by ERIC GELLER on July 18, 2018 U.S. intelligence officials and security experts have spent years urging states to shore up their elections’ digital defenses, and the latest indictments from special counsel Robert Mueller drew fresh attention to Russia’s cyberattacks...