EAC releases new "quick start" management guide for voting system security

Recently the U.S. Election Assistance Commission released a new “quick start” guide: “Quick Start Management Guide for Voting System Security.” This is part of the EAC’s effort to release management guideline information for election officials between now and the 2008 election. The guideline has quick advice for election officials on software security, policies and procedures, password maintenance, physical security, personnel security, and the security of the voting devices themselves.