Securing Elections

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    NSA's Russian cyberthreat task force is now permanent
    https://www.cyberscoop.com/nsa-russia-small-group-cyber-command/
     
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    Defending Democracies Against Information Attacks
    https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/04/defending_democ.html
     
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    Controversy over which DMARC setting will best protect the 2020 presidential campaigns
    May 1, 2019
    https://www.scmagazine.com/home/sec...best-protect-the-2020-presidential-campaigns/
     
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    Microsoft offers software tools to secure elections
     
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    Facebook Opens a Command Post to Thwart Election Meddling in Europe
    May 5, 2019
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/05/05/...st-to-thwart-election-meddling-in-europe.html
     
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    Election Security Act reintroduced in Senate as hacking fears swell ahead of 2020 race
    https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2019/may/11/election-security-act-reintroduced-in-senate-as-ha/
     
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    Two Florida counties were hacked in 2016 election, says Gov. DeSantis
    May 14, 2019
    https://www.cnet.com/news/two-florida-counties-were-hacked-in-2016-election-says-gov-desantis/
     
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    Florida Governor Says 'NDA' Prevents Him From Naming Counties Hacked by Russia
    May 14, 2019
    https://gizmodo.com/florida-governor-says-nda-prevents-him-from-naming-coun-1834763195
     
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    FBI refuses to tell Florida voters whether their information was targeted by Russia hackers in 2016 election
    May 17, 2019
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/...kers-2016-election-ron-desantis-a8918111.html
     
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    Best Practices for Securing Election Systems
     
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    Canada says Microsoft and Facebook will do more to help ensure security of election
    May 27, 2019
    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-...elp-ensure-security-of-election-idUSKCN1SX1T7
     
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    "Russian trolls raked in big bucks in ad revenue from social media campaign to get Trump elected

    Russian trolls raked in hundreds of thousands of dollars by flooding U.S. social media with 2016 campaign propaganda...

    Accounts linked to the Internet Research Agency generated up to nearly $1 million by pushing out false or misleading content, according to new research by cybersecurity firm Symantec, and they then used automated accounts to amplify their messages..."

    https://www.rawstory.com/2019/06/ru...l-media-campaign-to-get-trump-elected-report/
     
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    Feds to test North Carolina election computers for hacking
    June 5, 2019
    https://abcnews.go.com/Technology/w...-carolina-election-computers-hacking-63516380
     
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    FBI Releases Article on Protected Voices Campaign
     
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    Top voting machine maker reverses position on election security, promises paper ballots
    June 9, 2019
    https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/09/voting-machine-maker-election-security/
     
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    Wyden and Klobuchar press FBI for answers about Russian attack on Florida company
    June 12, 2019
    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/06/12/wyden-klobuchar-fbi-florida-russia-attack-1524573
     
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    Election hacking has never been cheaper, easier or more profitable
    https://www.cnet.com/news/election-hacking-has-never-been-cheaper-easier-or-more-profitable/
     
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    Florida Effort to Block Election Hacking Gets Extra $2M
    June 18, 2019
    https://www.securityweek.com/florida-effort-block-election-hacking-gets-extra-2m
     
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    22 State Attorneys General Seek Election Security Help
    June 19, 2019
    https://www.inforisktoday.com/22-state-attorneys-general-seek-election-security-help-a-12663
     
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    Election Security
    June 24, 2019
    https://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2019/06/election_securi_3.html
    White paper: "Securing American Elections: Prescriptions for Enhancing the Integrity and Independence of the 2020 U.S. Presidential Elections and Beyond"
    (PDF - 1.55 MB): https://stanford.box.com/shared/static/xd35pzvlnl2konx16suee7mqvjvk6nrb.pdf
     
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    House passes bill to protect election systems, but Senate passage is unlikely
    June 27, 2019
    https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/27/house-passes-bill-to-protect-election-systems/
     
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    MPs Call For Protection From Hacking Ahead of Elections
    July 2, 2019
    https://www.infosecurity-magazine.com/news/mps-call-protection-hacking-ahead-1/
     
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