Re: Outline of NSF Proposal to Digital Government initiative

From: Ron Crane <voting_at_lastland_dot_net>
Date: Mon Apr 18 2005 - 23:39:45 CDT

I'm interested in learning more about the threat analysis component,
and possibly helping with its construction. What's involved? Is it
circumscribed so as to exclude vendor-based threats?

-Ron

On Apr 18, 2005, at 12:05 PM, Arthur Keller wrote:

> Dear Friends,
>
> There is an opportunity to apply for funding to NSF for the Digital
> Government initiative under NSF 05-551.
>
> I am planning to write such a proposal. Your feedback is welcome.
> It's due Thursday, May 5th.
>
> Vote: Voting Operations Technology Evaluation
>
> 1. Analysis of Voting System equipment processes (e.g., Joe Hall's
> work on Activity Model for Sequoia AVC Edge w/ VVPAT)
> * Outcome: Activity Model for various voting systems
> 2. Analysis of Voting System procedures manuals
> 3. Analysis of "county" processes (e.g., working with election
> officials) for precinct-based and central operations
> * Outcome of 2 and 3: Activity Models, Threat Analyses, Best Practices
> document, Election Rules database)
>
> Scope includes polling place voting systems, absentee ballots,
> provisional ballots, central ("county") canvassing
>
> Please let me know if you would like to collaborate on this proposal
> and, if funded, on the effort (as an paid or unpaid contributor)
>
> Best regards,
> Arthur
>
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