2016 elections

Feds offered cybersecurity help in 2016 election, but states resisted


The federal government offered cybersecurity assistance to state and local entities during the 2016 election, but they resisted the help, President Obama’s Homeland Security secretary testified Wednesday.

Federal IT contractors spent big on Hillary in 2016 election


Republican nominee Donal Trump may be the new president-elect, but federal IT contractors overwhelmingly put their money on Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton to win the race.

Report: Trump campaign was hacked


Hackers have breached computers used by Republican nominee Donald Trump’s campaign team, according to Reuters.

Don’t allow Russia’s hacking to go unpunished, experts warn U.S.


Pressure is building on the Obama administration to publicly identify the Russian hackers officials believe are behind cyberattacks on both the Democratic and Republican national parties.

DNC forms advisory board to prevent future cyberattacks


In the wake of a data breach that has caused their leader to resign, the Democratic National Committee is creating a cybersecurity advisory board to help concentrate efforts to stop hackers.

FBI recommends no charges in Clinton email case, mystifying former intelligence officials


The FBI's recommendation that presumptive democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton should not face charges in connection with her use of personal email servers for official communications while she was secretary of state has some former counterintelligence officials up in arms and others mystified.