Informações sobre o curso
In this course, you'll learn what every citizen should know about the security risks--and future potential — of electronic voting and Internet voting. We'll take a look at the past, present, and future of election technologies and explore the various spaces intersected by voting, including computer security, human factors, public policy, and more.
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curso 100% online

Comece imediatamente e aprenda em seu próprio cronograma.
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Aprox. 17 horas restantes

Sugerido: 2-3 hours/week
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English

Legendas: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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3 hours to complete

Voting as a Security Problem

Approaching voting problems with the security mindset...
Reading
8 videos (Total 101 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
The Security Mindset13m
Security Requirements for Voting12m
The Living Voice8m
Early Paper Ballots19m
The Australian Ballot13m
Mechanical Voting Machines11m
Punched Card Voting12m
Reading5 readings
Syllabus and Logistics10m
Staff10m
Companion Reading and Resources10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Reading List10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Voting as a Security Problem20m

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Section
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2 hours to complete

Computers at the Polls

Voting enters the computing age...
Reading
7 videos (Total 101 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video7 videos
Optical Scan Voting19m
DRE Voting Machines19m
Inside the Black Box11m
Paper as a Defense9m
Diebold22m
More Goes Wrong10m
Reading1 readings
Reading List10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Computers at the Polls20m

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Section
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3 hours to complete

Security Procedures and Voting Around the World

Methods for ensuring the security of democracy...
Reading
9 videos (Total 130 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video9 videos
Voter Authentication11m
Guarding Against Tampering18m
Field Testing12m
Case Studies13m
India's EVMs15m
Tamperproof?13m
India's Response11m
Bonus: Deport on Arrival13m
Reading1 readings
Reading List10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Security Procedures and Voting Around the World20m

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2 hours to complete

Human Factors and Internet Voting

Users don't always behave as expected, even when voting...
Reading
8 videos (Total 113 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
Video8 videos
Usable Paper Ballots10m
Accessibility9m
Absentee Voting12m
A Bad Idea7m
Client-side Threats14m
Server-side Threats13m
Washington, D.C.26m
Reading1 readings
Reading List10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
Human Factors and Internet Voting20m

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4 hours to complete

New Technology and Policy

Lessons learned...
Reading
7 videos (Total 79 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
Video7 videos
Post-Election Auditing16m
End-to-End Verifiable Voting12m
Verifying an E2E Result11m
Election Policy in the U.S.16m
Testing and Certification5m
Recommendations9m
Reading2 readings
Reading List10m
Post-course Survey10m
Quiz1 practice exercises
New Technology and Policy18m
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Top Reviews

By TSMar 6th 2016

Taught very well. Assessments can be frustrating (i.e. "select all that apply" questions) but it adds to the learning process.

By CAMar 28th 2017

A great course Prof. Halderman explains the concept of Digital Democracy from the past to the current events in our society.

Instructor

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J. Alex Halderman

Associate Professor

About University of Michigan

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future....

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