Tag Archives: election security

Christopher Krebs: CISA Hasn’t Yet Seen ‘Coordinated’ Foreign Effort to Influence US Elections

Christopher Krebs

Christopher Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said CISA has not seen a “coordinated” effort of foreign election interference to date.

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Mona Harrington to Serve as Election Assistance Commission’s Full-Time Executive Director

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Mona Harrington, acting executive director of the Election Assistance Commission (EAC), has been appointed to assume her role on a full-time basis after unanimous voting. She led workforce growth, fund distribution, election security and COVID-19 response efforts in her capacity as acting executive director, EAC said Wednesday.

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CISA’s Christopher Krebs on Cyber Collaboration, Data Sharing in Election Security

Christopher Krebs, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and a 2020 Wash100 Award winner, said Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election has helped improve collaboration between DHS and the National Security Agency, CyberScoop reported Monday.

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CISA Pursues Effort to Protect 2020 Elections

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is working with stakeholders and other partners to secure the national elections from cyber threats. CISA said it is engaging with partners to protect the U.S. election process and develop resilience against foreign adversaries under the #Protect2020 effort.

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