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Notice to Users
GCA does not make any warranties about the effectiveness of any tool in the toolkit or the toolkit itself. It is assembled from free resources to help election offices. GCA is not liable for any losses or damages in connection with use of the material contained in the toolkit. Also, throughout this toolkit, we refer to “tools” to help you improve your cybersecurity. We have adopted a broad definition of “tools” and mean it to encompass software and hardware — as well as resources, such as guides, videos and other references. All are provided “as is” and without warranty.
This toolkit is for and targeted at election offices, and the free tools in it are free specifically for election offices or generally.
“Time” defines the approximate time it will take to implement the tool, including installation and setup. Based on your system and experience, the time may be longer or shorter than the time estimated.
Requires minimal technical knowledge to complete setup. Users with little-to-no familiarity with computer systems will still easily be able to implement Level 1 tools.
Requires basic technical understanding of operating systems and settings controls. Users with a basic understanding will be able to easily implement Level 2 tools.
Requires an intermediate level of understanding to implement. Users will need an intermediate understanding of computer systems and code languages.
Requires advanced levels of understanding of computer systems, settings and code languages. Users will need experience with advanced system configurations.