2018-042-Election security processes in the state of Ohio


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Where in the world is Ms. Amanda Berlin?

Keynoting hackerconWV

Election Security

Cuyahoga County:

Intro: Jeremy Mio (@cyborg00101


Why are you here?

Discussing Ohio does election operations.

Walk through the process


Elections Night

Post Elections

All about the C.I.A.

Votes must be confidential

Votes must not be compromised (integrity)

Voting should be available and without outage

Did a tabletop exercise with all counties in Ohio (impressive!)

Gamified, using role-reversal

Points based system

Different technology has different point values

Physical security/chain of custody


EI-ISAC - election infra ISAC

https://www.cisecurity.org/services/albert/ - Albert system

https://www.cisecurity.org/best-practices-part-1/ - election security best practices

How does the Ohio election process stack up against other states?

Media Perception in Elections Hacking and threats

11 year olds ‘hacking election’

Yes, good for a new article title

Goes to show how easy it is to actually hack systems

Train someone on SQLI, pwn the things

Elections Security Operations and Preparation

Technology types



Mail-in ballots

Securing election infra

What can be done to make it more secure?

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