Thomas Warrick, the former deputy assistant secretary of homeland security for counterterrorism policy and and nonresident senior fellow with Forward Defense, was quoted in an AP article on risks to election security and the role of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Protection Agency (CISA) within the US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in countering those threats. For more on how DHS can reorient its mission to counter today’s nonmilitary threats to the homeland, look into the Scowcroft Center’s “Future of DHS Project.”

“‘It is true that the defense has gotten better since 2016, but it’s also true that the offense has gotten better still,’ said Tom Warrick… ‘I don’t know of anyone who has absolute confidence that this is all going to go well from an election process standpoint.’”

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