Scytl shared its experience on the use of Internet Voting in political elections during the International Academic Congress on Cybersecurity and Electoral Justice. The event, entitled “Impact of technology and the phenomenon of bots, fake news, big data and others on the exercise of electoral and political rights, electoral processes and electoral regulation”, was held in Madrid on April 12-13, 2018.
During the event Adrià Rodríguez-Pérez, legal researcher at Scytl, explained how Scytl’s internet voting solutions have been tailored to meet the specific legal requirements in Switzerland with the presentation of the paper “The regulation of internet voting in Switzerland: a step-by-step approach towards cybersecurity risks in elections”. The Swiss case provided a thorough understanding on how governments willing to adopt internet voting for public elections can identify existing cybersecurity risks as well as the associated legal and technical responses.
The event was coordinated by the Mexican Electoral Tribunal of the Federal Judicial Branch, the Spanish Center for Political and Constitutional Studies together with the Military Law Class from Complutense University and the Minister of Defense, the Research Group of Complutense University on New Technologies and Democracy and the Brazilian Superior Electoral Court, In the framework of the Electoral Justice Global Network.