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May 13, 2021

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Bipartisan group of state election officials urges CISA to maintain role on disinformation

By Charlie Mitchell / April 20, 2021

Senior state officials responsible for election security are urging Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas and CISA Acting Director Brandon Wales to maintain and even increase the cyber agency’s role in countering disinformation, saying the federal government’s help is essential against an ongoing threat to the electoral process.

“We have a lot of work to do to fortify Americans’ trust in elections. This is—hands down—one of the most important issues facing our country. Doing so will require countering disinformation on the...

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