Tags Election Systems & Software
Microsoft pushes open-source software kit to election agencies, voting-tech vendors
The code will be posted to GitHub, and can be layered onto existing voting software for added integrity.
Voting-machine vendors have some serious questions to answer, senators say
Senators, including Amy Klobuchar, say every machine made by election technology companies should reliably produce paper records.
Rep. Speier: Congress needs a hack demo to understand election vulnerabilities
“I think that if we can fashion some kind of an interactive experience for members to watch… then we’ve got their attention,” Rep. Jackie Speier told CyberScoop.
DEF CON founder says there’s a ‘civil war’ at voting vendors over security
DEF CON founder Jeff Moss told CyberScoop competing impulses over approaches to security at voting equipment makers could force some engineers to leave.
DEF CON report finds decade-old flaw in widely used ballot-counting machine
A voting tabulator used to count ballots in more than half the states has a decade-old flaw that leaves it vulnerable to hacking, according to a new report.
DEF CON’s Voting Village tests hacker-government collaboration
Election equipment was digitally poked and prodded over the weekend as experts called for change based on what happened at DEF CON.