Presentation to examine technology and the election

Author: Kathleen McDonnell

The University of Notre Dames Office of Information Technologies (OIT), Information Security Awareness Program and Computer Applications Program will presentHacking the Vote,an examination of the risks surrounding the integration of technology into all phases of the political process, Tuesday (Oct. 7) at 7 p.m. in Room 138 ofDeBartolo Hall. The discussion is free and open to the public.

Mike Chapple, an OIT security professional and Notre Dame instructor, will give the presentation, examining the ways the Internet plays a major role in fund raising, communication and grassroots political organization in this years presidential election. While voters usually trust that electronic voting systems preserve the secrecy of ballots and the integrity of the democratic electoral process,Hacking the Votewill examine whether this trust is well-founded.

_ Contact: James Cope, Office of Chief Information Officer,_ " "


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