Ransomware Attacks During the 2020 Election Cycle

Allan Liska filed this request with the secretary of state of New Mexico.
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From: Allan Liska


To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New Mexico Inspection of Public Records Act, I hereby request the following records:

Guidance, including guidance to state and local elections officials and Secretary of State IT staff, avoiding, detecting or mitigating ransomware attacks on elections systems during the 2020 election cycle, on best practices for state and local elections officials accessing or storing sensitive information, including voter databases, and evaluations about the threat of ransomware disrupting the elections.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 15 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Allan Liska

From: secretary of state

This is a notification from the Help Desk.

From: secretary of state

This is a notification from the Help Desk.
Ticket was assigned to Ana Padilla.

From: secretary of state

Good afternoon, Mr. Liska,

Pursuant to your inspection of public records request, please find the attached correspondence.

Should you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 505-827-3600 or by email at sos.elections@state.nm.us<mailto:sos.elections@state.nm.us>.

Respectfully,

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Ana Rosa Padilla | Paralegal
New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State
325 Don Gaspar, Ste. 300 | Santa Fe, NM 87501
Cell: 505-660-6006
ana.padilla3@state.nm.us<mailto:ana.padilla3@state.nm.us>

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From: secretary of state

This is a notification from the Help Desk.
Ticket closed by Ana Padilla.

From: secretary of state

Good afternoon, Mr. Liska,

Pursuant to your inspection of public records request, please find the attached correspondence.

Should you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 505-827-3600 or by email at sos.elections@state.nm.us<mailto:sos.elections@state.nm.us>.

Respectfully,

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Ana Rosa Padilla | Paralegal
New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State
325 Don Gaspar, Ste. 300 | Santa Fe, NM 87501
Cell: 505-660-6006
ana.padilla3@state.nm.us<mailto:ana.padilla3@state.nm.us>

Follow us on Facebook<https://www.facebook.com/NMSecOfState/> + Twitter<https://twitter.com/NMSecOfState>

From: Allan Liska

Ms Padilla,

Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it and look forward to the additional response.

Sincerely,
Allan Liska

From: secretary of state

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Good afternoon, Mr. Liska,

Pursuant to your inspection of public records request, please find the attached correspondence and responsive documents.

I would appreciate it if you would acknowledge receipt.

Should you have additional questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact our office at 505-827-3600 or by email at sos.elections@state.nm.us.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Ana Rosa Padilla | Paralegal
New Mexico Office of the Secretary of State
325 Don Gaspar, Ste. 300 | Santa Fe, NM 87501
Cell: 505-660-6006
ana.padilla3@state.nm.us

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Letter to Liska responsive documents 8.18.2020.pdf ,216.61 KB - [Fingerprint: 02bf01b008f880513e7ef97674c85ddf]
https://xfer.doit.state.nm.us/seos/1000/mpd/ui030920202cf6c7aaf54df61e65192af232a7bd52

RESPONSIVE DOCUMENTS 8.17.2020.pdf ,73 MB - [Fingerprint: 2ef18a80df53ab8347e56a74c0882b57]
https://xfer.doit.state.nm.us/seos/1000/mpd/ui03092020fa63ce1a23e9d42e21b336682c9118e1
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From: Allan Liska

Ms Padilla,

Thank you so much for sending this over, your assistance is greatly appreciated. Please consider this request closed.

allan

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