Election Security: Securing the Vote While Securing the System

30m | Nov 20, 2020

Guest: Bruce Schneier, is an internationally renowned security technologist, called a “security guru” by the Economist. He is the New York Times best-selling author of 14 books — including Data & Goliath, & Click Here to Kill Everybody — as well as hundreds of articles, essays, and academic papers. His influential newsletter Crypto-Gram and blog Schneier on Security are read by over 250,000 people. Schneier is a fellow at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University; a Lecturer in Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School; a board member of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, AccessNow, and the Tor Project; and an advisory board member of EPIC and He is the Chief of Security Architecture at Inrupt, Inc.

Discussion on how voting machines are inherently vulnerable and what can and should be done to make them safer – to the ‘Gold Standard’ of paper ballots used across American in this election. Further discussion on hacking, audits and International bad actors trying to infiltrate state election databases as well as old voting machines that are vulnerable to attack and manipulation. An open and frank discussion with a ‘security guru’ with decades of experience on how we can keep America’s democratic process of voting safe and secure.

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