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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Voting as a Security Problem

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 101 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
The Security Mindset13m
Security Requirements for Voting12m
The Living Voice8m
Early Paper Ballots19m
The Australian Ballot13m
Mechanical Voting Machines11m
Punched Card Voting12m
5 readings
Syllabus and Logistics10m
Staff10m
Companion Reading and Resources10m
Help us learn more about you!10m
Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Voting as a Security Problem30m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Computers at the Polls

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 101 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
7 videos
Optical Scan Voting19m
DRE Voting Machines19m
Inside the Black Box11m
Paper as a Defense9m
Diebold22m
More Goes Wrong10m
1 reading
Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Computers at the Polls30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Security Procedures and Voting Around the World

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 130 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
9 videos
Voter Authentication11m
Guarding Against Tampering18m
Field Testing12m
Case Studies13m
India's EVMs15m
Tamperproof?13m
India's Response11m
Bonus: Deport on Arrival13m
1 reading
Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Security Procedures and Voting Around the World30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Human Factors and Internet Voting

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 113 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
8 videos
Usable Paper Ballots10m
Accessibility9m
Absentee Voting12m
A Bad Idea7m
Client-side Threats14m
Server-side Threats13m
Washington, D.C.26m
1 reading
Reading List10m
1 practice exercise
Human Factors and Internet Voting30m

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