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The President of the United States Donald trump is so interested in protecting the electoral process in the country from cyber attacks. About it during briefing for journalists, said White house spokesman Sean Spicer.
According to him, trump has taken this two steps. First, he signed a Directive, according to which, his national security Advisor begins work on the control of the integrity of how the electoral system and other areas to protect against hacker threats.
The second step was the establishment of a special Commission, which will conduct comprehensive security review of the voting process. “She will need to ensure that the whole election is credible — both in terms of cybersecurity, and in respect of other processes, including control over the identity of voters,” explained Spicer.
The press Secretary added that the Commission will make a number of statements in the next two weeks.
June 21, U.S. Department of homeland security announced that hackers from Russia tried to hack the system of counting votes in the presidential election in 21 States of the USA. As told representatives of the Senate intelligence Committee, Deputy assistant Secretary for cybersecurity, DHS Janet Manfre, “Russian hackers” the goal is not reached: there is no evidence of an incorrect vote count.
Russia has repeatedly accused of meddling in the US presidential election with the help of hackers. American journalists and officials asserted that they allegedly kidnapped the correspondence of the Democrats, and later posted on the Internet, and tried to penetrate into the electronic system of counting of votes. Moscow denies such accusations. President Vladimir Putin did not rule out that the mysterious hackers could be based in the United States.