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Cybersecurity and Elections : An International IDEA Round-table summary

Election and cybersecurity  has changed dramatically over recent years, with high profile cases of elections-related hacking. All of these incidents are inherently difficult to trace back to their source, but it becomes increasingly apparent that they may be part of a campaign to undermine the perceived integrity of electoral processes and institutions.

On 13-14 June, International IDEA organized a two-day round table on the topic of cybersecurity in elections. The event was attended by electoral management bodies from across Europe and the United States, as well as cybersecurity agencies, academics, and independent experts. The main findings can be found in the summary. 
 

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2017
Embajada de Perú, Excmo. Sr Jorge Valdez (centro) con Dr. Daniel Zovatto, Director Regional-LAC, IDEA Internacional (derecha), y Ingeniero Sergio Bitar (izquierda) en la Oficina Regional de IDEA Internacional en Chile.(Crédito foto: IDEA Internacional)

Embajada de Perú, Excmo. Sr Jorge Valdez (centro) con Dr Daniel Zovatto, Director Regional-LAC, IDEA Internacional (derecha), y Ingeniero Sergio Bitar (izquierda) en la Oficina Regional de IDEA Internacional en Chile. Crédito foto: IDEA Internacional.

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09
2017
Ambassador of Peru, Hon. Mr Jorge Valdez (center) with Dr Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director-LAC (right), and Mr Sergio Bitar (left), at International IDEA´s regional headquarters in Chile. Photo credit: International IDEA.

Ambassador of Peru, Hon. Mr Jorge Valdez (center) with Dr Daniel Zovatto, Regional Director-LAC (right), and Mr Sergio Bitar (left), at International IDEA´s regional headquarters in Chile. Photo credit: International IDEA.

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Dipendra Jha introducing draft bill to the members of parliament and civil society actors

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Participants of the round table Dialogue held in Abuja, Nigeria on 27-28 July 2017. Photo credit: International IDEA

Participants of the round table Dialogue held in Abuja, Nigeria on 27-28 July 2017. Photo credit: International IDEA

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03
2017
From left to right:  Vivek Khare (Director, ECI), Dr Sudeep Jain (Director-General of IIIDEM), Sh. A K Joti (Chief Election Commissioner, ECI),  SY Quraishi (Board Adviser, International IDEA), Erik Asplund (Programme Officer, International IDEA). Photo credit: ECI, India, 25 July 2017.

From left to right:  Vivek Khare (Director, ECI), Dr Sudeep Jain (Director-General of IIIDEM), Sh. A K Joti (Chief Election Commissioner, ECI),  SY Quraishi (Board Adviser, International IDEA), Erik Asplund (Programme Officer, International IDEA). Photo credit: ECI, India, 25 July 2017.

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