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Election Security Isn't as Bad as People Think
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ivesbrant,
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5/26/2019 | 5:33:44 PM
Security of Voting Machines
It'd be interesting to know what hardware-level security, if any, is embedded in voting devices to safeguard them from "rogue software" being loaded onto them - via Internet or locally. 
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1/11/2019 | 7:53:29 AM
In Georgia
The IT staffers have indicated that direct voting machines (computer and card chip) have zero connection to the internet.  This is a good first step at that connection point.  I have heard zilch about data transmission to appropriate entity in Atlanta and/or how the data is stored on what server and IF that server is well protected or not.  In ideal world, entire end-to-end procedure should be non-internet connected, which would be easy to do.  Car transport data to appropriate site and install to an isolated server for analysis.  Gee, I wonder if anybody has thought of that.  (Remember that Atlanta was wonderfully wrecked last year by ransomware and had ZERO backup and restore plan in place.)


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