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Cyber Security Newsletter May, 2018
Digital technologies and the internet have affected how elections are conducted, including online voter registration. At the same time issues concerning cyber security have also emerged. Allegations of, and fears about, cyber meddling in election systems undermine confidence in the democratic process and threaten citizens' trust in voting. Protection and deterrence are necessary and reassuring voters of the importance and effectiveness of election cyber security policies is also critical. Achieving these objectives requires local, national, and international actions to strengthen cyber security in election systems and to elevate election integrity in cyber security policies and monitoring.