Influencers: Calling it ‘critical infrastructure’ won’t protect the vote
Yahoo! - 09/21/2016
Other Influencers who favored the idea agreed that while the critical infrastructure label might lead to more rigorous discussions of voting security and deliver funds to help back that cause, additional resources may still be needed.
“Local election boards also need access to top tier security experts to assist them in their selection and implementation of voting systems,” says Andrea Matwyshyn, a law professor at Northeastern University. “Justice Department oversight and enforcement is urgently needed to ensure that suboptimally conscientious jurisdictions are forced to remediate vulnerable voting systems expeditiously.”