Breaking news this week has given us an opportunity for your first action item.  The long awaited Halderman Security Analysis, which was prepared for the Curling v. Raffensperger Civil Action has been released.  This report held secret for almost 2 years provides damning evidence of the vulnerability of the Dominion ImageCast X Ballot Marking Devices (ICX BMD). 

I draw your attention to pages 4-7 that provide Principal Findings and Main Conclusions.  Dr. Halderman is professor of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, where he is also director of the Center for Computer Security & Society. In summary, the key takeaway is this:

“My technical findings leave Georgia voters with greatly diminished grounds to be confident that the votes they cast on the ICX BMD are secured, that their votes will be counted correctly, or that any future elections conducted using Georgia’s universal-BMD system will be reasonably secure from attack and produce the correct results. No grand conspiracies would be necessary to commit large-scale fraud, but rather only moderate technical skills of the kind that attackers who are likely to target Georgia’s elections already possess. Unfortunately, even if such an attack never comes, the fact that Georgia’s BMDs are so vulnerable is all but certain to be exploited by partisan actors to suppress voter participation and cast doubt on the legitimacy of election results.” ~ Professor J. Alex Halderman, Ph.D.

Download the full 96-page report here.  Watch a short video of Garland Favorito of VoterGA explaining the background on the report and the key takeaways. From the 27 minute point