Can Blockchain Technology Secure Digital Voting Systems? Kaspersky Lab Challenged 19 Universities with Protecting e-Voting from Cyberattacks in Competition; Awards Three Top Finalists
- Yahoo! Finance December 8th, 2016
- Source: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/blockchain-technology-secure-digital-voting-144500613.html
Kaspersky Lab today announced the winning collegiate teams in its Cybersecurity Case Study Competition, hosted by The Economist's Which MBA? site. The grand prize winner was New York University, second place was awarded to University of Maryland, College Park and Newcastle University received third place.
Over the past few weeks, 19 teams from universities in the U.S. and UK were challenged to create a blockchain technology solution for securing digital voting systems. Participants provided written and video submissions detailing their proposals on blockchain-compliant systems that addressed specific security challenges, including voter privacy, undecided voters, voter fraud and more.