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December 21, 2016

Proposals to Use Blockchain to Secure Digital Voting Systems

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By Rhea Kelly, Campus Technology

Cybersecurity company Kaspersky Lab today recognized three universities for their work on using blockchain technology to secure digital voting systems. As part of the 2016 Cybersecurity Case Study Competition, the participants were tasked with designing blockchain-compliant systems to address specific security challenges, such as voter privacy, undecided voters and voter fraud. A total of 19 teams from universities across the United States and United Kingdom provided written and video submissions detailing their proposals. Entries were judged by a panel of Kaspersky Lab experts. The top three proposals, as described by a company statement:

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