At the latest with the occurrence of corona, the question of IT security in virtual voting has become even more important. We are repeatedly being asked how we protect the data of eligible voters and improve the security of voting. So we put the question to somebody who should know: Our colleague Vasko Hristov has been a member of the POLYAS data protection team for a long time and is an expert on IT security.Continue reading
For many companies, associations, cooperatives and other institutions, virtual meetings and web conferences are already a part of day-to-day business. And yet right now, when mobility is severely restricted due to the spread of the corona virus, the need for software solutions for daily working and also for democratic polling is on the rise. Find out how meetings with polling can be held online—read this post. Continue reading
Whilst primarily known for its tulips, canals, and dairy products, in recent months the Netherlands has been making the news for its upcoming general elections. Every four years, citizens make their way to the ballot box to vote on who will run the Northern European nation. Don’t let the country’s minute size fool you – with over 17 million people living in a country that boasts the world’s 25th biggest economy, this election could have ramifications both at home and abroad. But how do these elections work? And more broadly, how does the government and parliament in the Netherlands function?