Vermont Secretary of State addresses Senate Intelligence Committee


Vermont Secretary of State Jim Condos was on Capital Hill Wednesday before lawmakers from the Senate Intelligence Committee.
There are concerns The White House is not doing enough to prepare for potential cybersecurity threats to this year’s midterm elections.
Lawmakers from the Senate Intelligence Committee grilled Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen and one of her predecessors, Jeh Johnson, on the subject.
Senators from both parties accused of the Trump administration of not working fast enough on election security ahead of the november vote.

“The bad actors that try to hack us yesterday are going to try a different way today.” Said Condos. “They’re going to be tomorrow. They evolve quicker than any government can set up. So what you need to do is make sure that you have the protocols in place, that you have the process in place and the defenses in place in hopes to be able to fend them off.”
Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen says her department is doing what it can to prevent any issues.

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