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-- Andrew Regenscheid - 2016-08-22

August 11, 2016 Teleconference

Purpose: To discuss the role of the Cybersecurity Constituency Group and near-term work items.


1) Identifying Security Objectives and Principles
Identify critical high-level voting system security objectives to structure our work. Examine related requirements from the VVSG 1.1, the draft VVSG 2.0, and other general computer security guidelines to help us develop the list of objectives.

2) Investigate Priority Election Use Cases
Initial topics include
a) Electronic Pollbooks
b) Ballot Delivery
c) Ballot-on-Demand
d) Ballot Marking
e) Auditing
f) Election Night Reporting

NIST can provide a high-level description of each use case to the group. The initial objective of this task is to provide input to the TGDC and the Election Public Working Groups to help them to make decisions regarding scope and priorities within the VVSG and other related efforts.

3) Collect/Develop Best Practices
Provide election officials with security best practices tailored for voting systems, identifying actionable security controls and procedures that can be implemented by jurisdictions.

4) Identifying and Prioritizing Risks
Collect, discuss and analyze information on risks in voting systems in order to identify and prioritize issues that should be addressed in the next VVSG.

Meeting Materials:

Presentation ( Powerpoint), ( PDF)


  • Solicit feedback on best practices (David and Andy)
  • Distribute security principles/objectives based on VVSG 1.1 (Andy)


Might you put up the list of attendees here? Thanks, Joe

-- Joseph Kiniry - 2016-09-10

Andy reported via email to the vvsg-cybersecurity mailing list on 22 August that attendees were:

NIST: -Mary Brady -John Wack -Andrew Regenscheid -Benjamin Long -Sharon Laskowski -Gema Howell -Shanee Dawkins

EAC: -Commissioner Masterson -Ryan Macias

Members: -David Wagner -Tom Caddy - Mike F. - Matt Bishop - Neal McBurnett - Barbara Simons - David Jefferson - David Tarrant - Lauren Mass Lochridge - ~approx. 14 other call-in users

-- Joseph Kiniry - 2016-09-13

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