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DHS to senators: We have adequate capabilities, resources to aid states on election cybersecurity

February 08, 2018 |
Joshua Higgins
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The Department of Homeland Security has the bandwidth to manage the current level of requests for assistance from states and localities on addressing cybersecurity of the electoral system, DHS officials told senators on Wednesday, while noting work continues on getting state and local officials approved for security clearances.

During a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee “roundtable” on reauthorizing DHS, officials said the department has been working to provide cybersecurity assessments for states and localities ahead of the 2018...

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