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According to Chris Kreb, the director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), efforts are being made by the agency to raise awareness surrounding cyber hygiene resources and potential cyberattacks such as ransomware attacks on state voter registration databases ahead of the 2020 U.S. election. CISA's efforts include getting U.S. states to participate in the agency's cybersecurity programs. States are also being made aware of the value of vulnerability disclosure programs, which would allow white-hat hackers or security researchers to easily and properly report discovered vulnerabilities. This article continues to discuss CISA's efforts to get U.S. states prepared for cyberthreats facing their election systems.

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