Securing democracy: the cybersecurity of digital voting in the US election

15 September 2016

Cybersecurity continues to be a prominent issue in the US election race. An FBI bulletin, uncovered two weeks ago, reveals that the Bureau has been investigating recent hacking attempts on two state election websites. The hackers, suspected to be agents of a foreign state, targeted voter databases in Arizona and Illinois, accessing up to 200,000 personal voter records.

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Zoe Hawkins, 2016, Securing democracy: the cybersecurity of digital voting in the US election, The Strategist, viewed 19 January 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/67594>.

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