Cyberattacks And Election Integrity
Cite as: 4 GEO. L. TECH. REV. 665 (2020)
The Russian attacks on voter registration databases preceding the 2016 Election “changed the narrative” about election security, highlighting a new avenue for adversarial foreign nation-states to interfere with the U.S.’s elections: the cyberattack.1 This Technology Explainer will analyze how cyberattacks function in elections, which election systems are most vulnerable to these attacks, and how cyberattacks hurt election integrity.
Georgetown University Law Center, J.D. Candidate 2021; Colgate University, B.A. in History and Geography 2013.