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Fewer than half of US states have undergone federal election security reviews ahead of midterms

With only a week left before the 2018 midterm elections, fewer than half of U.S. states have submitted to a Department of Homeland Security assessment of their vulnerabilities to vote hacking. Under t... read more

Ahead of Midterms, Just 21 States Have Undergone Federal Election Security Reviews

With only a week left before the 2018 midterm elections, fewer than half of U.S. states have submitted to a Department of Homeland Security assessment of their vulnerabilities to vote hacking. Under t... read more

States await election security reviews as primaries heat up

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is facing a backlog of requests for comprehensive cybersecurity reviews of state election systems. Among those still waiting is Indiana, which is one of four s... read more

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Some states await election security checkups

Homeland Security officials attribute the backlog to increased demand for such reviews since the 2016 presidential election and say they are devoting more money and shifting resources to reduce wait t... read more


State officials say Nebraska at forefront of election security

Homeland Security agreed to conduct a risk assessment of Nebraska's election systems, but warned the review might not occur until after the general election that year. So Gale turned to Nebraska’s Off... read more

Homeland Security says no Wisconsin election threats seen

MADISON, Wis. — A security official for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says no new threats against election security in Wisconsin have been detected to date ahead of the November midterm ele... read more

Inability to audit U.S. elections a 'national security concern': Homeland chief

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS ... buy,” adding that some vendors voluntarily submitted machines to the U.S. Election Assistance Commission for security review. read more

Congress puts $380 million toward election security

The announcement came during a March 21 election security hearing on where the Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen, former DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson and a mix of other officials were inter... read more

Pennsylvania Waiting For Security Review Of Election Systems

the U.S. Department of Homeland Security is playing catch-up. Pennsylvania is one of at least 17 states where election officials have requested on-site risk assessments of their election systems. Near... read more

Senate Intel Committee gives Homeland Security its election security wish list

The committee made multiple mentions of the Department of Homeland Security’s failure to coordinate with states — and state-level distrust of that department — during the 2016 election. In the past, i... read more

Nielsen: Election security among biggest security threats

ST. LOUIS (AP) — U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says risks to election security are now among the "principal security threats" facing the country. Nielsen spoke Monday at a summit o... read more



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