Riphean Partner and Cyber Bytes Foundation Co-founder Brian DeMuth (right) with Cyber Bytes Foundation Director of Operations Joel Scharlat (left) and Nordic Innovation Labs Founding Partner and Hacker Harri Hurst.

Riphean Partner and Cyber Bytes Foundation Co-founder Brian DeMuth (right) with Cyber Bytes Foundation Director of Operations Joel Scharlat (left) and Nordic Innovation Labs Founding Partner and Hacker Harri Hurst.

In response to the voting system vulnerabilities found following the 2016 U.S. election, loosely affiliated groups of ethical hackers have been researching the issues and are now raising concerns. Riphean Partner Brian DeMuth spoke with VentureBeat on improving these vulnerabilities, but how even new election equipment is still showing concerning flaws.

“There’s a lot of us that have been working on election security as a hobby, or as professional research projects, or professionally for clients. Some of the latest updates that we’ve seen to some of this [election] equipment are still flawed in a number of scary ways,” DeMuth told VentureBeat.

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