Securing Digital Democracy

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In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of election technologies and explore the various spaces intersected by voting, including computer security, human factors, public policy, and more.


Voting as a Security Problem
-Approaching voting problems with the security mindset

Computers at the Polls
-Voting enters the computing age

Security Procedures and Voting Around the World
-Methods for ensuring the security of democracy

Human Factors and Internet Voting
-Users don't always behave as expected, even when voting

New Technology and Policy
-Lessons learned