1. A wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide high-speed Internet network connections.
Source: Election Terminology Glossary - Draft, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), https://pages.nist.gov/ElectionGlossary/
2. Wi-Fi is a wireless networking technology that uses radio waves to provide wireless high- speed Internet and network connections. Wi-Fi is a trademarked phrase for the IEEE 802.11x standard. Wireless is less secure than Ethernet connections. Some e-Pollbook and voting system technologies use Wi-Fi or wireless connectivity at the polling place.
Source: The State and Local Election Cybersecurity Playbook, Defending Digital Democracy Project, Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, https://www.belfercenter.org/sites/default/files/files/publication/StateLocalPlaybook%201.1.pdf; Information Technology Terminology, U.S. Election Assistance Commission, https://www.eac.gov/documents/2017/09/21/information-technology-terminology-security