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Election Infrastructure Security Resource Guide

Americans’ confidence that their votes count—and are counted correctly—relies on secure election systems. In recent years, American citizens have become increasingly uneasy about potential threats to the Nation’s election infrastructure.…

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Election Infrastructure Subsector-Specific Plan

The GCC and SCC jointly crafted this version of the Election Infrastructure Subsector-Specific Plan to reflect the continued growth of the Subsector and the significant progress made since the 2018…

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Cyber Threat Activity Targeting Elections

FireEye gathers and analyzes considerable amounts of proprietary data from victim, adversary and machine intelligence and sensors worldwide, as well as managed detection and response, incident response and other consulting…

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Protect Electronic Voting Against Cyberthreats

Voter confidence in the election process rises and falls based on a mix of real and perceived risks. Real risks to elections may include domestic or foreign cyberthreats and vulnerable…

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Recommended Security Controls For Voter...

Voter registration systems are critical and highly interconnected components of most states’ election infrastructures. This report is directed at technical members of state and local governments that maintain such systems.…

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Election Security: State Policies

Ensuring the integrity and security of the election process is essential for the functioning of democracy in the U.S., and is a shared responsibility among many officials. Local election administrators…

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A Handbook for Elections Infrastructure Security

To enable the elections that define democracy, we must protect the security and reliability of elections infrastructure. Through a best practices approach, we aim to help organizations involved in elections…

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Akamai Edge Security Solutions

Whether you sell to customers over the web, operate data centers around the world or in the cloud, or support employees on the road, you rely on the Internet to…

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Election 2020 and the COVID-19 Pandemic: Legal...

As a result of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, there have been concerns about the potential impact on the 2020 federal election cycle. Some states have delayed primary elections,…

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The Potential Costs of Expanding U.S. Strategic...

The New Strategic Arms Reduction Treaty (New START) between the United States and Russia will expire in February 2021 unless both parties agree to an extension, which could last for…

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Protect 2020 Strategic Plan

In January 2017, DHS designated the infrastructure used to administer the Nation’s elections as critical infrastructure. This designation recognizes that the United States’ election infrastructure is of such vital importance…

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Experience-Based Recommendations for Face...

Face recognition is one of the most powerful and misunderstood technologies in modern times. It can help determine or help verify identity and then link that identity to specific times,…

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The Top 3 Benefits of SASE and How to Achieve Them

Modern digital business models are allowing new levels of customer and employee engagement by delivering globally available access to applications and services that is consistent, no matter where employees and…

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Strategic Election Security Solutions in Action

Cyber threats to democracy are a growing global challenge for government agencies, elected officials and election campaigns. The election process involves the protection of many attacker-targeted technologies, including voting machines,…

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2020 Vision: Election Security in the Age of...

The entire national security establishment admonishes that threats to our election infrastructure are real. Foreign governments, foreign non-state actors, and domestic troublemakers have the capacity and desire to corrode the…

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