Scott Shackelford is an internationally known expert in cybersecurity law and policy, associate professor at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business and Chair of IU’s Cybersecurity Program. As executive director of IU’s Ostrom Workshop, Shackelford leads the Cybersecurity and Internet Governance program, which translates research into effective global policy. In September, the Workshop was named a strategic partner independent NGO The Cyber Peace Institute. He is also author of Governing New Frontiers in the Information Age Toward Cyber Peace (Cambridge University Press 2020). You can follow him on Twitter at @CyberPeaceProf.
In the United States, despite post-2016 funding, still more than two-thirds of U.S. counties report insufficient funding to replace outdated, vulnerable paperless voting machines; further help is needed. No nation, however powerful, or tech firm, regardless of its ambitions, is able to safeguard democracies against the full range of threats they face in 2020 and beyond. Only a multifaceted, polycentric approach that makes necessary changes up and down the stack will be up to the task.3 September 2020