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Tom Ridge: Election security is not the only security

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Election security is sucking up all the oxygen in policy conversations these days. Tom Ridge, former Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, worries Congress is letting other aspects of cybersecurity slip through the cracks.

Quoted: “No one thinks democracy is as important as Tom Ridge,” he said, “but our economic security is at stake.“