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Graham, Klobuchar file amendment to defense bill addressing election cybersecurity

September 13, 2017 |
Joshua Higgins
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Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) have introduced an amendment to the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act directing the Election Assistance Commission to develop and help states implement voluntary best practices for securing election systems and voter data from cybersecurity threats.

The proposed measure, obtained by Inside Cybersecurity Tuesday, amends the Help America Vote Act of 2002 to “provide grants to States to implement improvements for election cybersecurity, securing voter registration data, and election audits, and...

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