Enhance cybersecurity awareness and survivability for DoD, industry partners, and academia in the face of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks. Cybersecurity (CS) includes managing risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information and the systems and processes used for those purposes, including analog and physical form. CS includes information availability, identification and authentication, confidentiality, integrity, and non-repudiation as well as the economic considerations with respect to selection of CS techniques, CS processes, and industry trends.
Vulnerability in State Voting Sytems allow for potential hacking
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According to United States News (US News), there are several vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to alter votes and vote count. In the 2016 election, several different hackers actually attempted to hack into 21 states’ voting systems and was successful with tampering with the voting system of Illinois. In fact, states are rated on how well they protect their elections from cyber attacks and machine malfunction. 23 states received a ‘C’, while 17 more received a ‘D’ or an ‘F’. States are working to re-stabilize this massive issue.
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