Security analysis

An inquiry into the potential existence of security flaws in a voting system. Includes an analysis of the system’s software, firmware, and hardware, as well as the procedures associated with system development, deployment, operation, and management.

Source: Election Terminology Glossary - Draft, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST),; Glossary of terms database, U.S. Election Assistance Commission,; Cyber Threats to Elections – A Lexicon, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center & Office of the Director of National Intelligence,