Are You Ready for the Next Election?
Powerful Election Security Tools and ResourcesEvery day, election officials must take steps to protect critical election infrastructure against malware and ransomware attacks, phishing attempts, and other efforts to disrupt our elections. But there’s good news: effective solutions are available to protect local and state election offices and help secure your elections at no cost to your jurisdiction.
Now is an ideal time to ask your IT and elections staff these five key questions — and to consider our wide range of free tools and services to address your toughest security challenges.
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As the 2022 election season approaches, CIS and the EI-ISAC are available to provide a wide range of resources to support the cybersecurity needs of the election community. Membership in the EI-ISAC is open to all state, local, tribal, and territorial government organizations that support the elections officials of the United States of America, and associations thereof. It’s a free and voluntary membership for these eligible organizations. For more information, please contact us at [email protected].
Is your server blocking harmful web domains and reporting malware and other threats? If not, Malicious Domain Blocking & Reporting (MDBR) can be installed in less than 15 minutes, providing protection against costly ransomware or phishing attacks.
Are your election computers blocking malicious activity and utilizing our 24x7x365 monitoring and support team? If not, Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) technology can provide you with round-the-clock managed protection at no cost.
Are you using CIS SecureSuite Membership tools? These tools include integrated cybersecurity resources to help users evaluate and apply secure settings to laptops, servers, network devices, and more, simplifying the process of implementing the CIS Critical Security Controls and CIS Benchmarks.
Are you a member of the EI-ISAC? If so, are you taking full advantage of your EI-ISAC membership? Is your staff participating in the membership calls, webinars, training, and other support? Has your staff utilized our EI-ISAC Threat Briefings or Cyber Incident Response or intelligence? These free resources provide key support and best practices as well as our 24x7x365 Security Operations Center (SOC) with experts experienced in threat analysis, digital forensics, and incident response to assist your team.
Are your state and local election teams aware of our Misinformation Reporting Tool? If you spot misinformation or disinformation about your election jurisdiction on social media, you can submit it to the EI-ISAC and we will work with the platforms and other partners to address it.