elections, voting, election security, midterms

The Pentagon’s top research arm is working to build a hack-proof voting machine by combining something brand new with something old – specifically, secure open-source hardware and software using advanced cryptography on one end, and good old paper on the other. […]

Organizations will be able to alert one another about incoming distributed denial of service attacks through one network “sooner rather than later,” according to Erin Chapman, program manager at Galois. The company is working with the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate to create a tool that will help partners stop DDoS attacks from spreading.