Trump Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy Arrived 14 Months Late; Is Incomplete, And Fails To Mention Election Security

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Unfortunately, the Strategy arrived 14 months late and primarily identifies policies and procedures the Department needs to further develop and more clearly articulate its doctrine.  It also fails to mention – at any point – one of the most pressing cybersecurity challenges of this moment: election security.” (US Congressman Bennie Thompson, Democrat from Mississippi, Ranking Member of the Committee on Homeland Security, and US Congressman Cedric Richmond, Democrat from Louisiana).

Jeanette Manfra seems to be the one responsible for this. She’s former military. FOURTEEN MONTHS LATE! Is this US military discipline? Either this is late on purpose or the military is in lamentable condition. According to the DHS web site “Jeanette Manfra serves as the National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) Assistant Secretary for the Office of Cybersecurity and Communications (CS&C). She is the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and supports its…

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