December 1, 2021
Election security depends on addressing software issues, says Black Hat keynoter Matt Blaze
Cyber researcher Matt Blaze, in an opening keynote at the all-virtual Black Hat USA 2020, framed election security as largely a software issue and said solutions are available between the extremes of completely eliminating computers from the process or going all-in with a blockchain approach.
“As a practical matter, we can’t really live without software but we don’t want to depend on it,” Blaze said Wednesday. He cited grounds for optimism about a secure election outcome in 2020 and urged...