. https://www.itgovernanceusa.com/blog/google-will-soon-provide-cybersecurity-tools-for-upcoming-election-events/

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GOOGLE WILL SOON PROVIDE CYBERSECURITY TOOLS FOR UPCOMING ELECTION EVENTS
After the 2016 presidential election was targeted by (purportedly Russian) criminal hackers, state and election officials are wary of further cyberattacks on this year’s midterm elections. On May 1, an election results website went down during midterm primaries in Knox County, Tennessee following a distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack. This type of attack overrides a website or service with junk traffic, effectively disrupting its functionality. With little time left to improve election security before the midterms, Jigsaw, a subsidiary of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is developing a free application that will defend US political campaigns from DDoS. READ MORE