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News Georgia Security: Georgia Bolsters Election Security with New Voting System

Published on: Friday 05 June 2020
Georgia Bolsters Election Security with New Voting System
News source: https://www.govtech.com/security/Georgia-Bolsters-Election-Security-with-New-Voting-System.html

The security surrounding Georgia’s new voting system is code-named Project Beskar, a reference to impenetrable steel from “Star Wars.” Georgia election officials say the protections are strong enough to safeguard votes.

News Georgia Security: Georgia gets fresh start on election security, but risks remain

Published on: Thursday 04 June 2020
Georgia gets fresh start on election security, but risks remain
News source: https://www.ajc.com/news/state--regional-govt--politics/georgia-gets-fresh-start-election-security-but-risks-remain/Vx2zhJjPiw6cDtAcNkr5ML/

Georgia election officials say the state's new voting system is independent from its old equipment, but election security experts fear risks remain.

News Georgia Security: Election Security In Georgia

Published on: Saturday 18 January 2020
Election Security In Georgia
News source: https://www.npr.org/2020/01/19/797722002/election-security-in-georgia

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Marilyn Marks of the Coalition for Good Governance about the reasons behind the lawsuit seeking to bar Georgia from using its paperless voting machines.

News Georgia Security: Barnes Seeks Additional Ball Security Ahead of Georgia Matchup

Published on: Monday 13 January 2020
Barnes Seeks Additional Ball Security Ahead of Georgia Matchup
News source: https://www.si.com/college/tennessee/mens-basketball/barnes-seeks-additional-ball-security-ahead-of-georgia-matchup

The Vols tallied 19 total turnovers despite coming away with a conference win, and the veteran coach made it clear that he wasn't happy with his team's ball security. That trend carried over into ...

News Georgia Security: Election-security expert says publicly exposed Georgia server looks to have been hacked

Published on: Sunday 19 January 2020
Election-security expert says publicly exposed Georgia server looks to have been hacked
News source: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/0ed8db3a-3956-11ea-bb96-d2c8542f7014-2020-01-17

A computer security expert says he found that a forensic image of the election server central to a legal battle over the integrity of Georgia elections...

News Georgia Security: Georgia Deserves a Free Trade Agreement with America

Published on: Thursday 10 October 2019
Georgia Deserves a Free Trade Agreement with America
News source: https://nationalinterest.org/feature/georgia-deserves-free-trade-agreement-america-87151

Georgia has proven that it deserves U.S. commitment and a stronger alliance. It’s also shown that it is capable and deserving of a free trade agreement with the United States. There’s no time to waste ...

News Georgia Security: Twitter "inadvertently" used phone numbers for security to push ads

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Twitter "inadvertently" used phone numbers for security to push ads
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/twitter-says-it-mistakenly-used-phone-numbers-for-security-for-targeted-ads/

"Security is supposed to be 'church and state' — in a totally ... The Democratic National Committee announced its fifth presidential debate will be held in Georgia in November Stigma has a ...

News Georgia Security: Georgia City Avoids Data Loss After Third Ransomware Attack of 2019

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Georgia City Avoids Data Loss After Third Ransomware Attack of 2019
News source: https://securityintelligence.com/news/georgia-city-avoids-data-loss-after-third-ransomware-attack-of-2019/

A city in Georgia successfully avoided suffering any ... when it suffered two other ransomware infections. Both of those security incidents disabled the municipality’s public systems for several ...

News Georgia Security: Afghanistan War Turns 18: Here Are The Fallen Americans From GA

Published on: Wednesday 09 October 2019
Afghanistan War Turns 18: Here Are The Fallen Americans From GA
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/atlanta/afghanistan-war-turns-18-here-are-fallen-americans-ga

GEORGIA — On Monday ... The New York Times recently reported more than 50,000 Afghan security forces have been killed in the past five years. U.S. officials haven't announced any new peace ...

News Georgia Security: Georgia cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers

Published on: Friday 19 July 2019
Georgia cops pose as construction workers to catch distracted drivers
News source: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cobb-county-georgia-police-officers-go-undercover-to-catch-distracted-drivers/

A group of police officers in Cobb County, Georgia went undercover this week ... will serve as Coats' main adviser on threats to election security "This governor can no longer be effective and I ...

News Georgia Security: Security Cameras Lead To Fraud Suspect Arrest In Sandy Springs

Published on: Thursday 18 July 2019
Security Cameras Lead To Fraud Suspect Arrest In Sandy Springs
News source: https://patch.com/georgia/sandysprings/security-cameras-lead-fraud-suspect-arrest-sandy-springs

Security Cameras Lead To Fraud Suspect Arrest - Sandy Springs, GA - A doorbell camera and neighborhood security camera helped Sandy Springs Police find and arrest a man wanted for multiple thefts.

News Georgia Security: Homeland Security, Georgia Secretary of State rebut 'misleading' reports of Ga. election meddling

Published on: Tuesday 16 July 2019
Homeland Security, Georgia Secretary of State rebut 'misleading' reports of Ga. election meddling
News source: https://www.11alive.com/article/news/homeland-security-georgia-secretary-of-state-rebuke-misleading-reports-of-ga-election-meddling/85-b7d69a59-dcff-4f86-a729-02999ba1f812

ATLANTA — Georgia Secretary of State's Office, on Tuesday, released a statement denying alleged claims by the media that Georgia election systems were targeted by "foreign actors." The statement, ...

News Georgia Security: Democrats’ hysteria over basic voting security undermining US democracy

Published on: Sunday 14 July 2019
Democrats’ hysteria over basic voting security undermining US democracy
News source: https://nypost.com/2019/07/14/democrats-hysteria-over-basic-voting-security-undermining-us-democracy/

Instead, Dems present their own conspiracy theories — notably, the claim that Stacey Abrams was robbed of victory in last year’s Georgia race for governor because 53,000 “voters” were ...

News Georgia Security: Server image mystery in Georgia election security case

Published on: Thursday 04 July 2019
Server image mystery in Georgia election security case
News source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/georgia/server-image-mystery-in-georgia-election-security-case

The case of whether hackers may have tampered with elections in Georgia has taken another strange turn. Nearly two years ago, state lawyers in a closely watched election integrity lawsuit told the ...

News Georgia Security: First LGBT Pride March Held In Georgia Despite Security Concerns

Published on: Monday 08 July 2019
First LGBT Pride March Held In Georgia Despite Security Concerns
News source: https://www.rferl.org/a/30045352.html

LGBT activists staged Georgia's first pride parade amid heavy security in the capital, Tbilisi. About two dozen marchers gathered outside the Interior Ministry for a 30-minute demonstration on July 8, after the event was halted earlier in the day due to security concerns. A counterdemonstration took place, but the groups remained apart. Georgia’s influential Orthodox Church had criticized plans for the parade, saying the LGBT lifestyle was a "sin" that goes "against the Christian faith, traditional religious teachings, and moral values." The march had been originally planned for June 22 but organizers postponed it after a violent police crackdown against anti-Russian political protesters in the capital.

News Georgia Security: Georgia’s new voting system actually decreases election security, say experts

Published on: Tuesday 09 July 2019
Georgia’s new voting system actually decreases election security, say experts
News source: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/georgia-voting-system-actually-decreases-103257101.html

Earlier this year, Georgia’s Secure, Accessible, and Fair Elections Commission held a public meeting at the state capitol to answer a pressing question: What should Georgia do to replace its ...

News Georgia Security: GMU’s Cabrera Sole Finalist for Georgia Tech Presidency

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://diverseeducation.com/article/147288/

“Georgia Tech is very special to me ... the Institute for Biohealth Innovation, a U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security Center of Excellence, the Potomac Center of Environmental Studies and a campus in ...

News Georgia Security: Global Security Company's Day Of Service Benefits 90 Organizations In 80 Underserved Communities Across North America

Published on: Thursday 06 June 2019
News source: https://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/global-security-company-s-day-of-service-benefits-90-organizations-in-80-underserved-communities-across-north-america-1028263298

"The security issues facing our local communities ... Activities are taking place in Atlanta, Ga.; Charleston, S.C.; Chicago, Ill.; Cincinnati, Ohio; Dallas and San Antonio, Texas ...