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Press Briefing: Election Security & the Midterms

Our Internet Architecture team, Chief Technologist Jospeh Lorenzo Hall and Senior Technologist Maurice Turner, gave a press briefing to members of the media on September 10, 2018 about our election security efforts leading up to the midterm elections. The agenda included:

  • Discuss briefly the technical aspects of the election process;
  • Identify election cybersecurity best practices and infrastructure controls;
  • Outline CDT’s present & future work on potential remedies for system weaknesses; and
  • Detail new resources CDT is creating to assist election officials and reporters.

VIDEO OF THE PRESENTATION: http://bit.ly/CDTmidtermsvid

For other field guides, more resources, and info on what CDT is doing to help election officials, check out our Election Security campaign.