2018 Midterm Elections Were ‘the Most Secure’ in U.S. History, DHS Cyber Chief Says

NextGov: The country’s election infrastructure is better protected than ever and federal computer networks have seen “demonstrable improvements” in their cybersecurity, according to the Homeland Security Department’s cyber chief.

The 2018 midterms marked “the most secure election held in the modern era in the U.S.,” Chris Krebs, director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, told lawmakers on Wednesday. And while there will always be room for progress, “there’s no question” cybersecurity at federal agencies has improved in recent years, he said.

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