Cybersecurity is still really hard. Full stop.

Mar 1, 2019
But spending more doesn't always mean more protection.
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The 2020 census is going high-tech and online

Feb 14, 2019
Every 10 years, the U.S. government counts every living person in the country. The 2020 head count will be the first U.S. census conducted mostly online. “For more than 200 years, the census has been this pencil and paper activity,”…
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What if the weakest link in election security is ... confidence?

Oct 25, 2018
We take a look at what states are doing to prepare for the midterm elections.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
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Voting machines are totally hackable. But who's going to pay to fix them?

Oct 23, 2018
An argument for why voting systems should be regulated — and funded — like public utilities.
Voters cast their ballots at voting machines in Las Vegas in 2016.
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States are spending on election security, but is it enough?

Aug 22, 2018
This week, U.S. election officials came out with new data showing how states plan to use $380 million in federal grants released this year. While the money was initially aimed at modernizing state voting systems after the Bush v. Gore…

FBI warns of sophisticated attack on ATMs

Aug 14, 2018
The website Krebs on Security reports that on Friday, the FBI sent banks around the country an alert. It said cyber criminals were preparing to a launch a global fraud scheme known as an “ATM cashout.” Small- and medium-sized banks…
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Is security fatigue keeping companies from being secure?

Aug 2, 2018
With so many reports about hacks and breaches, is security staff getting burnt out?
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Who’s in charge of U.S. cybersecurity if there’s no "czar"?

Jul 31, 2018
The Trump administration has "a plan for a plan" in place. What does that mean for the safety of our data?
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With ransomware attacks, it's not if, but when

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