USENIX Enigma 2016 - Verification, Auditing, and Evidence: If We Didn’t Notice Anything Wrong...
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USENIX Enigma 2016 - Verification, Auditing, and Evidence: If We Didn’t Notice Anything Wrong...

Feb 13, 2016
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Vanessa Teague, The University of Melbourne The Ancient Greeks could vote securely and privately with bronze disks and a wooden urn, so why can't we get it right using a sophisticated technology like the Internet? End-to-end verifiability gives voters the opportunity to verify that their vote matches their intention and is accurately included in a correct count. In this talk I'll explain what it is, how it works and why it can help us to run supervised poll site e-voting more flexibly and securely than paper alone. I'll describe its first deployment in a state election: the vVote project in Victoria, Australia. Then I'll discuss the open problems that need to be solved before we can safely run government elections over the Internet. Sign up to find out more about Enigma conferences: https://www.usenix.org/conference/enigma2016#signup Watch all Enigma 2016 videos at: http://enigma.usenix.org/youtube

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