Posts Tagged ‘Election Hacking’

How Some States Are Taking Steps To Keep Election Hacking At Bay

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In the aftermath of the 2000 presidential election, amid the “hanging chads” fiasco in Florida upon which the election hinged, there was a tremendous effort to move toward voting automation to mitigate the perceived drawbacks of what was deemed antiquated paper ballots and/or mechanical/lever machine voting. As a result, the Elections Assistance Commission (EAC) was…

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Protecting Democratic Elections from Cyber Attack

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German elections are scheduled for September, and the country’s authorities are determined to conduct them without interference, especially Russian interference. Operations to influence electoral outcomes have been ongoing for over 10 years. As these operations grow in frequency, reach and sophistication, it becomes all the more important to take action to prepare and react to election cyber attacks.

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