Compendium on Cyber Security of Election Technology

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Series Details 03/2018 (July 2018)
Publication Date 01/07/2018
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This document is a sum of guidelines that are based on the experiences and best practices of its contributors when it comes to ensuring legitimacy of electoral outcomes while taking advantage of digital tools in elections. It is a compendium of practical and workable measures that can be taken by cyber security organisations and election management bodies as well as those advising or overseeing them to secure the technology involved in elections.

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The NIS Cooperation Group was established by the 2016 Directive on security of network and information systems (the NIS Directive) to ensure strategic cooperation and the exchange of information among Member States in cybersecurity.

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EurActiv, 24.08.18: EU Elections 2019: Critical cyberattacks loom, Estonia warns
European Commission: NIS Cooperation Group

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