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Security Considerations for Remote Electronic UOCAVA Voting

Published

Author(s)

Nelson E. Hastings, Rene C. Peralta, Stefan Popoveniuc, Andrew R. Regenscheid

Abstract

This whitepaper for the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) identifies desirable security properties of remote electronic voting systems, potential benefits and threats to these systems, and current and emerging technical approaches for mitigating risks. It is intended for election officials, technologists, advocacy groups, UOCAVA voting system vendors, and other members of the elections community that will be working with the EAC, NIST, and the FVAP on improving the UOCAVA voting process with the use of electronic technologies.
Citation
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7770
Report Number
7770

Keywords

Internet voting, overseas voting, security, Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act, UOCAVA, voting, voting systems

Citation

Hastings, N. , Peralta, R. , Popoveniuc, S. and Regenscheid, A. (2011), Security Considerations for Remote Electronic UOCAVA Voting, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], https://doi.org/10.6028/NIST.IR.7770 (Accessed September 17, 2021)
Created February 21, 2011, Updated November 10, 2018