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Sen. Wyden calls on ‘white hat’ cyber community to mount grassroots campaign for election security

August 09, 2019 |
Charlie Mitchell
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LAS VEGAS. Noting that “one percent of the United States Senate is here today” at the Def Con conference, Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) sought to enlist the “white hat” hacker/researcher community as a force multiplier to prod Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) for action on election-security legislation.

Congress must act by this fall to have an impact on the security of the 2020 elections, according to Wyden, an Intelligence Committee member and leader on voting rights and privacy issues. “2020...


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