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The Cybersecurity 202: DNC's email voting plan limits hacking risk but can't eliminate it; Security experts are urging rigorous testing, transparency and backups upon backups.

Jul 15, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

The Democratic National Committee's virtual convention next month will mark a major test for whether Internet-based voting can be done safely and securely.

The DNC, which is moving its convention online because of the coronavirus pandemic, released a plan Friday for delegates to vote by email for the Democratic presidential nominee and planks in the party's platform. 

Internet voting presents far fewer risks in this case than it would during a regular election because d...