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Digital-rights group CDT receives grant to study election cybersecurity

September 13, 2017 |
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The Center for Democracy and Technology has received a grant from Democracy Fund that will go toward a two-year research project addressing cybersecurity election issues, such as voter registration and campaign data management, the CDT announced on Tuesday.

The study aims to produce “data hygiene” recommendations, a cybersecurity maturity model for election officials, and other safe cybersecurity practices that can be used in future elections, according to the CDT.

“The U.S. 2016 election powerfully illustrated the cybersecurity risks inherent in...

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