Election security

CISA Hosts Election Cybersecurity Navigators Forum for State and Local Election Officials

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) recently concluded a forum for state and local election officials to discuss cyber navigator programs. Cyber navigators are state liaisons that can help under-resourced local jurisdictions manage their cyber risks, help sort through the onslaught of risk information, advice, and available services, and help fast-track mitigation efforts. During the two-day forum participants shared their experiences and identified lessons learned for navigator programs.
Last Published Date: December 21, 2021

CISA and Partners Coordinate on Security, Combatting Misinformation for Election Day

With elections in more than 30 states tomorrow, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host an election situational awareness room to coordinate with federal partners, state and local election officials, private sector election partners, and political organizations to share real-time information and provide support as needed. While there is no specific, credible threat to election infrastructure, CISA stands ready to provide cyber incident response and expertise if needed. CISA encourages voters to turn to state and local election officials as trusted sources of information.  
Last Published Date: November 1, 2021

CISA Announces Appointment of Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman as Senior Election Security Lead

The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) today announced that Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman will join the Biden Administration as CISA’s Senior Election Security Lead. As an expert on elections and experienced Secretary of State, her appointment speaks to the Agency’s dedication to working with election officials throughout the nation in a non-partisan manner to ensure the security and resilience of our election infrastructure. 
Last Published Date: October 26, 2021

dotgov Domain fact sheet

This fact sheet explains the importance for election officials to sign up for a .gov domain. Election officials continue to combat false and misleading election information, making it increasingly difficult to identify trusted sources of information. As the Agency that oversees the .gov top-level domain, CISA provides .gov domains for election offices to help the public quickly identify accurate election information.

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War on Pineapple

This infographic, with a tongue-in-cheek approach to putting pineapple on pizza, looks at how foreign adversaries conduct malign information operations to inflame hot button issues in the United States.