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 •  October 15

Faced with increasingly convincing evidence that electronic voting systems can be hacked to alter election results, a majority of states are wisely moving to adopt voting methods that enhance security, in part by producing a paper ballot record that can be used to audit results. South Carolina should do the same. In fact, that’s the goal of the...

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 •  September 1

On June 22 a U.S. merchant ship in the Black Sea relying on its Global Positioning System (GPS) for navigation suddenly found itself 20 miles off course. According to the U.S. Maritime Administration, the captain checked with other nearby ships and found at least 20 that had malfunctioning GPS systems. The Maritime Administration says the “GPS...

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 •  July 21

Earlier this week a Wall Street Journal article proclaiming that “South Carolina may prove a microcosm of U.S. election hacking efforts” stirred justified concerns about the security of the state’s elections. But a closer look at the facts dispels some of the alarm. That is not to say that hackers did not try to penetrate the state’s elections...

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 •  July 9

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., on Sunday blasted an apparent agreement between the United States and Russia to create a cyber security task force. “It’s not the dumbest idea I’ve ever heard, but it’s pretty close,” Graham said on NBC’s Meet The Press. Earlier Sunday, President Donald Trump tweeted that the two countries had reached an agreement...