Election Security Insights – June 2019
In This Issue
- Discover where the latest attacks have occurred with the Election Incident Map.
- Blog: Learn how assessments ease the way into strong election security.
- Here are the upcoming election-focused events that should be on your calendar.
Interactive Election Incident Map
In this interactive map, we capture information about the latest election cybersecurity incidents as they occur. Stay informed of the most recent attack locations and methods so you're armed with knowledge that can help you protect your data and systems.
ASSESSMENTS TAKE THE GUESSWORK OUT OF ELECTION SECURITY
by Brian Engle, CISO and Director of Advisory Services
Securing elections sounds as if it should be straightforward, but the reality is it is anything but. It requires knowing precisely where there are gaps in your security program and where and how an attack is most likely to occur.
A thorough security assessment is a concrete first step that builds a solid foundation for a good security program focused on defending the right attack areas and dedicated to the best use of resources. And an assessment requires surprisingly little time or resource commitments from election departments. It is one of those exercises that can seem daunting, but the actual process for the election team is simple and doesn’t take long.
National Association of Secretaries of State
June 30 - July 3
Santa Fe, New Mexico
We'll be there! Look for the CyberDefenses booth.
PEP (Professional Education Program) Summer Session
July 6 - 13
National Association of State Election Directors
July 14 - 17
Welcome to our hometown! We look forward to seeing you at our booth.
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