Skip to Content

Cybersecurity & Standards, Elections & Democracy

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.


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