States activate National Guard cyber units for US midterm elections

At least three US states have activated and put National Guard cyber-security units on standby for midterm elections. The three states are Washington, Illinois, and, more recently, Wisconsin.

According to officials, these cyber-security teams will be prepared to assist state election officials in the event of a cyber-security incident during the elections.

Illinois officials have activated National Guard cyber units last month, while Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker did the same on Friday for his state.

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Source: ZDNet