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Taproot Security Petitions White House to Protect Election Systems

Asks for Designation as Critical Infrastructure


Saint Paul, MN, December 31, 2016 – Taproot Security launched a petition asking the White House to add electoral systems to the  national critical infrastructure sectors listed under President Obama's 2013 cyber security presidential directive.


UPDATE: The petition was publicly available at but has since been taken down.


About Taproot Security


Taproot Security is an information security consulting firm advising industry and government on cyber issues and policy. For more information, please visit




To learn more about this announcement, please contact

Michael McCormick

Founder & President

Taproot Security, LLC


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