Minimum protections are needed to ensure what happened in the last election doesn't happen again. Allowing the states to determine their own level of security is not working.
Do you feel safe knowing that third party (private) companies are handing your data without any security protocols? I don't.
ES&S needs to appear before congress.
SSL is a protocol that ensures that the data transferred between the web server & client are encrypted & secure
Not using SSL means all data are exposed.
How many of you use the same password for all your online activities*? How about at work?
Do you see the problem?
*if you do, please consider changing them to be different
Questions sent to these companies by @RonWyden revealed that they are sorely lacking in the cybersecurity department.
The US congress cannot hold them accountable because that is the job of the states.
See the problem?
We need to bring our Federal and State governments into a secure and safe computer age.