Among the many things affected by COVID-19 is the electoral process. European leaders are struggling with scheduled local, regional, parliamentary, and presidential elections.
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The coronavirus could generate an enormous shift toward voting by mail in the 2020 general election—magnifying the risk of political chaos if the seeming “winner” on election night turns out to have lost a week or more later.
The COVID-19 pandemic will fundamentally change the 2020 election. How can the U.S. protect the election while ensuring public health?
Rather than waiting on Congress, states can use unspent funds for cybersecurity.
The disaster of the Iowa caucuses is a vivid illustration of how public reaction to a mishap can be worse than the mishap itself.
Today, the House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing on securing America's elections. The committee will hear testimony from Matthew Masterson, a senior cybersecurity adviser at the Department of Homeland Security; Nikki Floris, the deputy
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the second of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 2: Russia's Use of Social Media with Additional Views.” The complete document is available here and below.
There have been many pieces, in Lawfare and elsewhere, about the weaknesses in America’s political and election systems. In my career as a security executive, I sometimes found it difficult to communicate risk to non-expert audiences when focusing on a specific vulnerability. It is often more effective to paint a dire but realistic scenario relying on the proven capabilities of real adversaries combined with a variety of known, systemic issues.
In July, as the country rounded out Donald Trump’s 30th month as president, sirens blared about the integrity of the 2020 presidential elections. The Senate Intelligence Committee issued a new report on “Russian efforts against election infrastructure” detailing “extensive” Russian activity “against U.S.
The Senate Intelligence Committee released a redacted report on Russian active measures campaigns in the 2016 election. This document, reportedly the first of five volumes, is titled, “Volume 1: Russian Efforts Against Election Infrastructure with Additional Views.” The complete document is available here and below.