In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of election technologies and explore the various spaces intersected by voting, including computer security, human factors, public policy, and more.
- Week 1 - Voting as a Security Problem
Approaching voting problems with the security mindset
- Week 2 - Computers at the Polls
Voting enters the computing age
- Week 3 - Security Procedures and Voting Around the World
Methods for ensuring the security of democracy
- Week 4 - Human Factors and Internet Voting
Users don't always behave as expected, even when voting
- Week 5 - New Technology and Policy
J. Alex Halderman
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
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