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Krebs cites successes and dangers, while predicting ‘most secure’ elections in history

July 17, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

CISA Director Christopher Krebs says federal officials and state and local partners must be on guard for ransomware attacks targeting election databases, as well as provide security guidance related to the COVID-19 pandemic and be prepared for a surprise cyber attack immediately before and after Election Day.

But Krebs, speaking today on a Brookings Institution webinar, said the United States is on track for “the most secure election in history” in November, and cited a series of improvements to...


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