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A secure and resilient electoral process is a vital national interest and one of our highest priorities at the Department of Homeland Security.

DHS Statement On NBC News Coverage Of Election Hacking

Today, Jeanette Manfra, National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, released the following statement regarding the recent NBC news coverage on the Department of Homeland Security’s efforts to combat election hacking.

Written testimony of NPPD for a House Oversight and Government Reform Subcommittees on Information Technology and Intergovernmental Affairs hearing titled “Cybersecurity of Voting Machines”

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Senior Official Performing the Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary Christopher Krebs addresses DHS’ unclassified assessment of malicious cyber operations directed against U.S. election infrastructure during the 2016 elections, and the efforts to help enhance the security of election infrastructure operated by state and local jurisdictions around the country. 

Written testimony of I&A Cyber Division Acting Director Dr. Samuel Liles, and NPPD Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Jeanette Manfra for a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing titled “Russian Interference in the

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A) Cyber Division Acting Director Dr. Samuel Liles and DHS National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Acting Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications Jeanette Manfra address DHS’ unclassified assessment of cyber operations directed against the U.S. election infrastructure and political entities during the 2016 elections, and outline DHS’ efforts to help enhance the security of election infrastructure operated by state and local jurisdictions around the country.

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