Eighteen US States Have Requested Cybersecurity Help Ahead of Election

Eighteen US states have requested сybersecurity help from the US Department of Homeland Security ahead of presidential elections.

Eighteen US states have requested help from the US Department of Homeland Security to reinforce their cyber networks ahead of upcoming elections, Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Tuesday.

“I have been very active lately in promoting the assistance that my department can provide to state and local election officials when it comes to their cybersecurity in the run-up to the November 8 election. Eighteen states have now come forward and requested our assistance in their cybersecurity efforts,” Johnson stated.

Source:https://sputniknews.com/us/20160927/1045753759/cybersecurity-aid-us-elections.html

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