Elections

Rep. Will Hurd survives close midterm race

by Billy Mitchell • 9 months ago

Gina Ortiz Jones, Hurd's competitor for his seat serving the 23rd District of Texas, issued a concession statement almost two weeks after the midterm congressional election.

Democratic House won’t change IT modernization agenda, White House’s Liddell says

by Billy Mitchell • 10 months ago

“Everything we’ve done in the past two years we’ll continue to do," Chris Liddell said.

One organization’s movement to get more techies in Congress

by Samantha Ehlinger • 1 year ago

A Democratic, pro-science and technology political action committee wants to help elect more tech-savvy members of Congress who can keep up with emerging, complex tech topics.

Washington slowly ramping up cyber warfare rhetoric

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The way in which Washington speaks about the military’s cyber capabilities is slowly shifting, leaning in recent months towards an outward declaration of strength, policy experts, former intelligence and current U.S. officials described to FedScoop.

DHS won’t define election systems as critical before November

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

The Department of Homeland Security will not classify election systems as critical infrastructure before the November presidential election, DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Dr. Andy Ozment said at the Billington Cybersecurity Summit Tuesday.

In wake of voter database hack, U.S. election commission turns to NIST for cybersecurity talk

by Chris Bing • 3 years ago

Next month, the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, an independent federal agency tasked with developing standards and certifying both voting hardware and software, will review the cybersecurity, or lack thereof, that surrounds America’s voting infrastructure during a meeting with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, or NIST, according to a Federal Register Notice published​ on Wednesday.

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