resilience

Election Mail In Risk

The Mail-in Voting in 2020 Infrastructure Risk Assessment and Infographic are voluntary resources intended to assist the election community and federal partners in understanding and managing risk to critical election systems. The risk assessment evaluates specific risks to election infrastructure and operations associated with mail-in-voting.

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Election Cyber Risk

The Election Infrastructure Cyber Risk Assessment and Infographic are voluntary resources intended to assist the election community and federal partners in understanding and managing risk to critical election systems. The assessment evaluates risks to key points of preparation (e.g., ballot preparation, voting system programming and preparation) which enable the operational administration of elections. 

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Time Guidance for Network Operators CIOs CISOs

This document provides practical guidance and recommendations for network operators, Chief Information Officers (CIOs), and Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) on time resilience and security practices in enterprise networks and systems. The guidance attempts to address gaps in available time testing practices, increasing awareness of time-related system issues and the linkage between time and cybersecurity.

Download and share this guidance to help spread awareness about the importance of time resilience.

Protect2020 Cyber Incident Guide

The Planning Guide and templates are voluntary tools to help jurisdictions effectively recognize and respond to potential cyber incidents. Election offices can use this information as a basic cyber incident response plan or integrate it into a broader plan based on their specific needs. The templates, which can be tailored to fit the exact needs of each jurisdiction, include:

EMP GMD

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP) and a geomagnetic disturbance (GMD) can damage significant portions of the Nation’s critical infrastructure. CISA, through the National Risk Management Center, is working with government and industry partners to identify risks from EMP/GMD events.