Tags election systems

Federal election agency adopts updated voting security standards. Not everyone is happy.

by Tim Starks, Sean Lyngaas

Even as most considered the Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 an upgrade, there were complaints about its provisions on wireless connectivity.

Judge orders Georgia to use paper records at polling places to avoid Election Day delays

by Sean Lyngaas

The state has long been the center of heated, and sometimes partisan, battles over voting.

Two bills seek transparency in ownership of election vendors

by Zaid Shoorbajee

The bills' backers aren't too happy about July reports that a Russian oligarch purchased an election vendor operating in Maryland.

DHS holds election security exercise with states to prep for midterms

by Sean Lyngaas

With less than three months until the midterm elections, federal agencies worked with 44 states on all types of attack scenarios.

Justice Department charges 12 Russian intel officers in hack of DNC

by Chris Bing

The 12 named intelligence officers are all employees of Russia's Main Intelligence Directorate.

Wyden asks election commission to issue fresh cybersecurity guidance

by Sean Lyngaas

Another day, another letter from Sen. Ron Wyden questioning the federal government's tech priorities.