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Indicator sharing programs allow election offices to maintain visibility into ongoing cyber threats and quickly integrate them into defensive tools.


The Internet of Things (IoT) is a term used to describe physical devices (other than computers, phones, and servers) that are connected to the internet.


Signature-based and anomaly-based detections are the two main methods of identifying and alerting on threats.


Cyber hoax scams are attacks that exploit unsuspecting users to provide valuable information, such as login credentials or money


What it is Website defacements are the unauthorized modification of web pages, including the addition, removal, or alteration of existing content



A zero-day exploit is a cyber attack that targets a flaw in a system before developers or the public are aware it exists.


Disaster recovery plans (DRP) seek to quickly redirect available resources into restoring data and information systems following a disaster.


Defense in Depth (DiD) involves a series of security mechanisms and controls that are thoughtfully layered throughout a computer network.


Learn more about hardware, software, and firmware - the three core components that make up present-day computers and systems.


A top-level domain (TLD) represents the right-most segment of a domain address, specifically the letters immediately following the last "dot" in the domain.


Internet Protocol (IP) is the communication standard used to uniquely identify systems on a computer network or across the internet


A Cyber Threat Actor (CTA) participates in an action or process that is characterized by malice or hostile action using computers, devices, systems, or networks. 


The VDBR provides analysis on data breach trends affecting a variety of sectors, including public administration, healthcare, and education.


Malware analysis examines the attributes or behavior of a particular piece of malware often for the purpose of identification, mitigation, or attribution.


The three parts commonly used to divide the web are the Surface Web, the Dark Web, and the Deep Web. 


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