Tag Archives: election security

Paul Nakasone: NSA References 2018 for 2020 Election Security

Gen. Paul Nakasone, director of the National Security Agency and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient, talked about lessons learned from the 2018 midterm elections and highlighted efforts to prevent foreign interference, Cyberscoop reported Friday. U.S. Cyber Command and NSA worked with the FBI to prevent Russia from repeating the disruption of the 2016 elections in 2018.

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NSA Cybersecurity Directorate’s Anne Neuberger Lays Out Priorities

Anne Neuberger, who directs the National Security Agency's new Cybersecurity Directorate, spoke about the upcoming elections' vulnerability to ransomware attacks, The Hill reported Wednesday. The newly formed directorate will focus efforts on ransomware in general, Neuberger said at Billington CyberSecurity's 10th annual summit that takes place from Wednesday to Thursday. NSA will formally launch the new directorate this October.

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