Election Cybersecurity Round-Up: April 16-19, 2021

Articles Related to Election Cybersecurity

The Experts Corner

Online disinformation as an intelligence challenge
Marie Harf / USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative / Apr. 19, 2021

Cybersecurity / Technology

SolarWinds hacking campaign puts Microsoft in the hot seat
Frank Bajak / The Associated Press / Apr. 17, 2021

Infrastructure meeting spotlights broadband
Emily Birnaum / POLITICO / Apr. 19, 2021

EXCLUSIVE: New U.S.-Israel cyber bill drops
Martin Matishak / POLITICO / Apr. 19, 2021

U.S. says Russian cyber firm provided venue for recruiting spies
David Uberti and James Rundle / The Wall Street Journal / Apr. 16, 2021

Cybersecurity / Technology — International

Accusations of spying and sabotage plunge Russia-Czech relations into the deep freeze
Robyn Dixon / The Washington Post / Apr. 19, 2021

Czechs expel 18 Russians over huge depot explosion in 2014
Karel Janicek / The Associated Press / Apr. 17, 2021

Only tenth of Russian spy operations in Europe uncovered, says former MI6 chief
Dan Sabbagh / The Guardian / Apr. 19, 2021

Iran names suspect in Natanz attack, says he fled country
Nasser Karimi / The Associated Press / Apr. 17, 2021

Social-Media data leaks draw scrutiny from European regulators
Catherine Stupp / The Wall Street Journal / Apr. 19, 2021

NATO tests its hand defending against blended cyber-disinformation attacks
Shannon Vavra / CyberScoop / Apr. 19, 2021

Disinformation / Misinformation

The For the People Act is the bold legislative action we need to fight election disinformation
Jesse Littlewood and Yosef Getachew / The Hill / Apr. 19, 2021

The Technology 202: Domestic extremists are changing their playbook as social media cracks down
Cat Zakrzewski / The Washington Post / Apr. 19, 2021

Apple says Parler can return to iPhones after the app makes some changes
Jack Nicas / The New York Times / Apr. 19, 2021

Facebook to ramp up content moderation ahead of Chauvin trial verdict
Rebecca Klar / The Hill / Apr. 19, 2021

Vaccine hesitancy runs high in some African countries, in some cases leaving unused doses to expire
Abdi Latif Dahir / The New York Times / Apr. 16, 2021

Elections During a Pandemic

City of Springfield requesting for new election equipment
WWLP Digital First / Apr. 16, 2021

Two Atlantic County towns get sneak peek at new voting machines
Lynda Cohen / Breaking AC / Apr. 16, 2021

Recall election could incur costs for county
Madison Hirneisen / Santa Barbara News-Press / Apr. 17, 2021

Andrew Yang is top pick for New York City Mayor among key voting group
Katie Honan / The Wall Street Journal / Apr. 19, 2021

Gov. Little signs bill making it harder to bring voter initiatives onto ballots
Ian Max Stevenson / Idaho Statement / Apr. 17, 2021

Georgia’s Abrams navigates voting law fight with eye on 2022
Bill Barrow / The Associated Press / Apr. 19, 2021

Former state Rep. Vernon Jones launches challenge to Kemp in Georgia
Max Greenwood / The Hill / Apr. 16, 0221

Stivers leaving U.S. House and won’t run for Ohio senate in 2022
Mark Niquette / Bloomberg / Apr. 19, 2021

Virginia House Democrats see record number of challenges in primary elections
Antonio Olivo / The Washington Post / Apr. 17, 2021

Organizations speak out against voting bills making way through Texas Legislature
Jessica Taylor and Melanie Barden / CBS Austin / Apr. 16, 2021

In Arizona, the 2020 presidential election still isn’t over. Republicans start an audit this week. Here’s what we know.
Brahm Resnik / 12 News / Apr. 19, 2021

Supreme Court rejects lingering 2020 election challenge case
The Associated Press / Apr. 19, 2021

NAACP, unions launching ad campaign in push for federal voting rights bill
John Bowden / The Hill / Apr. 19, 2021

Where voting laws are most likely to change for the 2022 election
Chad Day et al. / The Wall Street Journal / Apr. 19, 2021

Parade of 2024 GOP hopefuls court House conservatives
Scott Wong / The Hill / Apr. 19, 2021