Secure The Vote2021-10-12T12:51:29-06:00

Secure The Vote

Secure the Vote was a special research project launched by the National Cybersecurity Center to explore improving the security of voting access for overseas voters and voters with disabilities. The project supported jurisdictions’ efforts to offer a secure electronic ballot return option through leading-edge security and audit services.

One key area of insecurity in elections is the transmission of ballots for overseas voter via email or fax. In order to address that challenge, Secure the Vote worked with industry partners that have been developing technologies to improve the efficiency and security of voting remotely. Through several pilots across the United States, and for a variety of elections, Secure the Vote helped review the security ecosystem within which the electronic ballot return pilots took place, as well as offered feedback on additional areas of needed transparency and security.


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National Cybersecurity Center, in Partnership with Tusk Philanthropies, Announces Launch of Future of Voting: Election Resiliency – 2021 Pilot Project

January 21st, 2021|Categories: News, Secure the Vote|Tags: , , , , , , |

01/21/21 The National Cybersecurity Center, in partnership with Tusk

Correcting the Misinformation That’s Hurting U.S. Elections

October 1st, 2020|Categories: Events, Secure the Vote|Tags: , , , , , |

With about a month left before November's election, the

Understanding Mobile Voting’s Opportunities and Challenges

August 11th, 2020|Categories: News, Secure the Vote|Tags: , , , , , , |

The 2020 election is rapidly approaching, and the coronavirus pandemic

2020: The Year of Cybersecurity Resilience in U.S. Elections

July 30th, 2020|Categories: News, Secure the Vote|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Many challenges exist in the United States at the




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Forrest Senti

VP of Programs and Operations

Mattie Gullixson

Program Director, Secure the Vote

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