In this brief animated video, GCA provides an introduction and overview to the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Elections, explaining what the toolkit includes, and how it can benefit election offices.
The Global Cyber Alliance (GCA) has partnered with Craig Newmark Philanthropies and the Center for Internet Security to launch the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Elections. This free online resource is available worldwide and offers actionable guidance and tools with clear directions to combat the increasing volume of cyberattacks to help promote free and fair elections. You can access the full press release here.
NEW YORK, June 25, 2019 – Today, the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA), in partnership with Craig Newmark Philanthropies and the Center for Internet Security,® Inc. (CIS®), announces a FREE toolkit aimed at providing election authorities with additional easy-to-use solutions that will help mitigate the most common risks to free and fair elections.
What is the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Elections, and who is it for? Learn this, along with everything else you need to know about the toolkit. Just download the one-page overview document for details.
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The GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Elections is an intuitive online resource for free and effective tools that election offices can use to make an immediate impact on reducing cyber risk. Sponsored by Craig Newmark Philanthropies and created by the Global Cyber Alliance, the GCA Cybersecurity Toolkit for Elections features tools that address the Center for Internet Security Controls (CIS Controls). These fundamental security controls enable election offices to significantly reduce the cyber risks to help promote free and fair elections. Learn more at gcatoolkit.org/elections.
“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.