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MITRE Experts Available to Comment on Election Security

5-Oct-2020 1:10 PM EDT, by MITRE

Voters trust that our elections take place without interference. MITRE supports state and local election officials with the objective advice and tools to combat threats to our voting infrastructure.

Our work includes:

  • Our SQUINT™ app lets election officials report disinformation from social media about the voting/registration process with a swipe, tap, or click.
  • MITRE's new National Election Security Lab provides trusted, independent analysis for the systems used in federal, state, and local elections.
  • Guidelines for securing voter registration systems and holding a safe election during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Emily Frye, cybersecurity expert and co-lead of MITRE’s Election Integrity Initiative

Marc Schneider, cybersecurity and infrastructure resilience expert and co-lead of MITRE’s Election Integrity Initiative

Samuel Visner, director of the National Cybersecurity Federally Funded Research and Development Center

 

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