voting machines

Voting Machines: Still Stupidly Insecure, say Defcon Hackers

At DEF CON 27, researchers staged their third annual hackathon of voting machines. The final report makes uncomfortable reading ...
Security Boulevard

How Political Campaigns Use Personal Data

Really interesting report from Tactical Tech. Data-driven technologies are an inevitable feature of modern political campaigning. Some argue that they are a welcome addition to politics as normal and a necessary and ...

Critical Flaw in Swiss Internet Voting System

Researchers have found a critical flaw in the Swiss Internet voting system. I was going to write an essay about how this demonstrates that Internet voting is a stupid idea and should ...

DARPA Is Developing an Open-Source Voting System

This sounds like a good development: ...a new $10 million contract the Defense Department's Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched to design and build a secure voting system that it ...

The Election Fix: Upgrading Georgia’s Electronic Voting Machines

Electronic voting systems are touted as a modern solution for fast and accurate vote tallies, but without appropriate safeguards, these systems run the very serious risk of eroding public confidence in election ...

Propaganda and the Weakening of Trust in Government

On November 4, 2016, the hacker "Guccifer 2.0,: a front for Russia's military intelligence service, claimed in a blogpost that the Democrats were likely to use vulnerabilities to hack the presidential elections ...

Midterm Election Security, Gait Recognition Surveillance Technology, Caller ID Authentication – WB42

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for November 12, 2018 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: Midterm Election Security, Gait Recognition Surveillance Technology and Caller ID Authentication Silent ...
Election Hacking and Vulnerable Voting Machines #79

The Shared Security Podcast Episode 79 – Election Hacking and Vulnerable Voting Machines

This is the 79th episode of the Shared Security Podcast sponsored by Security Perspectives – Your Source for Tailored Security Awareness Training and Assessment Solutions and Silent Pocket. This episode was hosted ...

The US Is Unprepared for Election-Related Hacking in 2018

This survey and report is not surprising: The survey of nearly forty Republican and Democratic campaign operatives, administered through November and December 2017, revealed that American political campaign staff -- primarily working ...

Securing Elections

Elections serve two purposes. The first, and obvious, purpose is to accurately choose the winner. But the second is equally important: to convince the loser. To the extent that an election system ...
Loading...