Wednesday, June 30, 2004
Rights Groups Seek E-Vote System Source Code Access
Civil rights advocates and computer experts today urged all counties planning to use DRE (direct recording electronic), or touch-screen, voting systems to immediately implement security precautions, including independent expert access to the systems' source code.
The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU School of Law issued a set of minimum essential security steps recommended by Eric Lazarus and a team of IT security experts, including Howard Schmidt, former cyber-security advisor to the White House.
Report - Leadership Conference on Civil Rights and the Brennan Center for Justice
Recommendations for Improving Reliability of Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems
Full Report - Improving Reliability of Direct Recording Electronic Voting Systems (PDF, 245KB)