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Harri Hursti

Harri Hursti was featured in the HBO documentary Kill Chain: The Cyber War on America's Elections, which explored the sad state of affairs of how little improvement has occurred during the last 15 years, and how many new exposed surfaces have emerged. Harri has been an official election observer at ground zero from New Hampshire to Georgia, observing the issues firsthand and he co-organizes the Voting Machine Hacking Village at DEF CON.


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2020 Elections: What to Expect

2020 will be a consequential year of elections for many nations, but one of the most followed will be the United States. USA primaries have foreshadowed potential issues to come in the November elections. Even before COVID-19, the trial of new technology threw caucuses and primaries into the center of the controversy. With the coronavirus, the national debate about the security of mail-in voting has ignited. What are the facts and expectations of major differences from a security point of view in 2020 vs. prior elections like 2018 and 2016?