U.S. National Security Agencies Gather to Combat Potential Election Interference

March 3, 2020


On Tuesday, representatives from the Homeland Security Department, FBI, National Security Agency and U.S. Cyber Command will be positioned at the Cybersecurity Infrastructure Security Agency facility to rapidly respond to any attacks on presidential primaries scheduled in 14 states.
“We’re seeing significant engagement from state and local (officials),” said Ben Spear, head of the Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC), noting the differences between the 2020 and 2016 primaries.