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Fifty-six percent of over 3,000 technology professionals surveyed have become less confident in election security since the pandemic has started, according to a survey released by the global technology nonprofit ISACA on Tuesday. Misinformation/disinformation campaigns, tampering of voting results, and hacking attempts of voting machines and registration rolls were the top threats they identified. “The good thing is that the vast majority of localities have sound election security procedures and controls in place—but that is not necessarily the public’s perception,” said retired Brig. Gen. Greg Touhill, ISACA board director and president of the computer security firm AppGate’s federal group, who previously served as the first federal chief information security officer. “It is critically important for government officials, from the county level on up, to clearly and robustly communicate what they have done to mitigate the risk of cyber attacks to ensure the integrity of the election infrastructure.” Here are some other recent headlines you might have missed. Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, D-Ill., chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Subcommittee on Economic and Consumer Policy, condemned the White House for blocking White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro’s testimony about his role in the Health and Human Services …

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