Cyber Officials Tout Reforms with One Year to Election Day

Officials and cyber experts are expressing confidence in reforms made to prevent a repeat of election hacking and foreign interference one year ahead of their biggest test yet, Election Day 2020, even as they remain vigilant.

This optimism comes even as lawmakers remain sharply divided along party lines on how to address election security concerns.

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.), the chairman of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, told reporters on Thursday that he believes “great strides” have been made since 2016 by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and election officials.

Read more at The Hill

McAleenan: 2020 Election Officials ‘Standing on the Front Lines of a Renewed Conflict’

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