Free software from Google aims to protect political candidates from cyberattacks

The company’s security incubator Jigsaw announced Project Shield today, offering a new level of free protection to candidates and political organizations. As we all look ahead to this year’s midterms with a mixture of excitement and panic, fully expecting hackers to once again target U.S. election systems, Alphabet security incubator Jigsaw announced today that it’s offering a new level of free protection to candidates and political organizations.Read Full Story

Google rolls out free cyberattack shield for elections and campaigns - CNET

Project Shield offers protection from DDoS attacks that could undermine the democratic process.

Wed 16 May 18 from CNET

Alphabet's Project Shield expands DDoS protection to politics

Today, Alphabet announced that Project Shield is widening its scope. The free service is now expanding to include protecting any registered political organization from DDoS attacks. ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Engadget

How Alphabet plans to keep hackers away from this year’s election

The company’s security incubator Jigsaw announced Project Shield today, offering a new level of free protection to candidates and political organizations. As we all look ahead to this ...

Wed 16 May 18 from Fastcompany Tech

Jigsaw's Project Shield Will Protect Campaigns From Online Attacks

Project Shield already defends journalists and human rights groups from DDoS attacks. Now, Jigsaw will help political campaigns out as well.

Wed 16 May 18 from Wired Security

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