New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered a review of the cybersecurity of the state’s election system following reports of Russian attempts to hack into American voting systems.
Cuomo said Tuesday that while there have been no “credible reports” of election hacking in New York, it’s imperative that the state do everything it can to protect the integrity of the election system.
The state’s five-member Cyber Security Advisory Board will lead the review, which will study vulnerabilities in the state election system and recommend any cybersecurity changes within 90 days.
Cuomo says reports of Russian attempts to disrupt the 2016 presidential election are “highly disturbing.”