The Physical Security of Voting Locations and Election Facilities is a general guide with resources and four actionable steps—to Connect, Plan, Train, and Report—that election officials should consider to improve the physical security posture and enhance resilience of election operations in their jurisdiction.
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Authentication is the process of verifying that a user’s identity is genuine. Most systems require a user to be authenticated prior to granting access to the system. The purpose of this guide is to lay out the concept of authentication, recommend related security enhancements, and provide guidance to help plan and implement a strong authentication solution. Strong authentication is one of many pillars of a defense-in-depth cybersecurity strategy, but it is not the only solution to cybersecurity issues.
The Election Infographic Products is a set of three infographics and two maps designed to combat disinformation by equipping election officials, stakeholders, and voters with information on the mail-in voting, post election, and election results processes (which vary by state and/or jurisdictions), and the security measures that were implemented to safeguard the 2020 election season. The products are: