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Election security offers leading edge in agency's funding push as budget hearings approach

April 23, 2019 |
Rick Weber
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Leaders of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency argue that ensuring the security of the 2020 election will require increased funds for the new agency, and are citing the recent Mueller report as new evidence of CISA’s critical role in countering Russian interference.

The Mueller report released last week, and renewed CISA assertions about election security, come as House lawmakers kick off review of the DHS budget for fiscal 2020 next week.

CISA Director Christopher Krebs said the redacted...


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