Blockchain technology can address some weaknesses in voting systems, but not all of them – and it opens new potential vulnerabilities, too.
Protecting democracy requires more than just technical solutions. It includes education, critical thinking and members of society working together to agree on problems and find solutions.
Ensuring the integrity of democratic elections from hackers and electronic tampering, and boosting public confidence in democracy, isn’t very difficult, nor expensive.
As millions in federal dollars flow to states to protect elections, what should the money help pay for?
The best way to protect elections is to plan and prepare for an audit of the results after the votes are cast.
There are good reasons to be concerned about the procedures used for voter registration in many countries, including many long-established democracies.
Though there is no indication hackers affected the outcome of the election, we still must act to improve the cybersecurity of American elections.
Decade-old computer equipment underpins the country’s most important civic process. What happens when it breaks down?