John Sawers is correct to highlight security risks, but wrong to warn against online voting adoption

The former head of MI6 has today warned against the adoption of online voting in elections citing fears of ‘international cyber warfare’. Speaking to the BBC, Sir John Sawers said: … Continue reading John Sawers is correct to highlight security risks, but wrong to warn against online voting adoption

REPORT: Online voting can be secured and should be an option in the 2020 UK General Election

Online voting can be made sufficiently secure and should be introduced for the 2020 UK General Election, according to a new report ‘Secure Voting’ launched today.  The report, backed by … Continue reading REPORT: Online voting can be secured and should be an option in the 2020 UK General Election

Secure online voting will be used in the Labour leadership election

Procedural guidelines published by the Labour Party this week have outlined that ‘secure electronic voting’ will be an option in the upcoming Labour leadership and deputy leadership elections.  This follows … Continue reading Secure online voting will be used in the Labour leadership election

University of Birmingham researchers claim ‘breakthrough’ in secure online voting technology

Computer scientists at the University of Birmingham have claimed to have made a ‘breakthrough’ in secure online voting technology, developing a technique to allow people to cast their election votes … Continue reading University of Birmingham researchers claim ‘breakthrough’ in secure online voting technology