2024
2024 U.S. Federal Elections: The Insider Threat
United States. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency; United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation; United States. Election Assistance Commission; United States. Department of Homeland Security
From the document: "The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), in coordination with the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) Office of Intelligence and Analysis (I&A), the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) prepared this overview to help partners defend against insider threat concerns that could materialize during the 2024 election cycle. For years, federal, state, local, and private sector partners nationwide have worked closely together to support state and local officials in safeguarding election infrastructure from cyber, physical, and insider threats. Because of these efforts, there is no evidence that malicious actors changed, altered, or deleted votes or had any impact on the outcome of elections. Over the past several years, the election infrastructure community has experienced multiple instances of election system access control compromises conducted by insider threats. While there is no evidence that malicious actors impacted election outcomes, it is important that election stakeholders at all levels are aware of the risks posed by insider threats and the steps that they can take to identify and mitigate these threats. This document outlines several recent examples of election security-related insider threats, discusses potential scenarios that could arise during the 2024 election cycle, and provides recommendations for how to mitigate the risk posed by insider threats."
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  • Publishers
    United States. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency
    United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
    United States. Election Assistance Commission
    United States. Department of Homeland Security
  • Date
    2024
  • Copyright
    Public Domain
  • Retrieved From
    Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency: www.cisa.gov/
  • Format
    pdf
  • Media Type
    application/pdf
  • Subjects
    Elections
    Election security
    Insider Threat
  • Resource Groups
    Critical Releases
    Templates
  • Lists
    Nominations to Critical Releases
    Infrastructure Security

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