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U.S. Congresswoman Jahana Hayes of Connecticut faced racist attacks during a virtual campaign event this fall. Now, some of her cybersecurity suggestions have been incorporated into new Zoom meeting features.

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A Connecticut cybersecurity expert said he is not surprised that the federal government is warning that U.S. hospitals have been hit by coordinated ransomware attacks.

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Democratic U.S. Congressman Jim Himes of Connecticut said cybersecurity training needs to be ramped up to counter foreign hackers.

Katrina McKelvin of New London, Conn. on Aug. 6, 2020 deposits her absentee ballot for the Aug. 11 primary in a special box that has been set up outside the New London City Hall.
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Election officials in Connecticut’s towns and cities learned several lessons after the state’s primary election on what to expect for the upcoming general election. Most had to do with how absentee ballots were handled.

Residents power their electronics and use wireless public internet access at Westport Town Hall beside a ballot drop box, Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, in Westport, Conn.
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The Connecticut Secretary of the State’s office has partnered with the National Guard to provide cybersecurity for the presidential election in November.