1. A device that manages network traffic by passing data packets between different networks. A wireless router may be used to permit EPBs to communicate with each other at a precinct or vote center.
Source: Information Technology Terminology, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, https://www.eac.gov/documents/2017/09/21/information-technology-terminology-security
2. A device that determines the best path for forwarding a data packet toward its destination.
Source: U.S. Cyberspace Solarium Commission, March 2020, https://subscriber.politicopro.com/f/?id=00000170-c638-d8f7-a7f1-f63b33510000