Received: 2017-08-20  |  Accepted: 2017-11-14  |  Published: 2017-12-29

Title

Peculiarities of cyber security management in the process of internet voting implementation


Abstract

The modern world could not be imagined without the information and communications technology. Today‘s society, its life and social relations are deeply influenced by the virtual space, and that stands as a reason why the world‘s Information Technology specialists and representatives of various branches of science have been focusing on solving the problems in the sphere of cyber security. Software and technological solutions used in reorganization of the activity of private sector nowadays are widely used in the public sector as well. By using technologies, countries put their effort into involving their citizens into the process of governance and direct participation in various political processes inside the state itself, and one of the most widespread tools to motivate the citizen-to-state political participation and resident‘s direct interaction in political processes is internet voting. Authors of scientific literature investigate how cybersecurity management is being comprehended and analyzed in technological, legal, management, economical, human resource management and other aspects; how cyber security is analyzed in the context of services provided by institutions of public administration; which means of cyber security management are essential, in order to speed up the processes of establishing e-voting systems. In this article the authors investigate the theoretical aspects of cyber security management in internet voting, analyze the global experience in the sphere of cyber security management implementation with the help of already established e-voting systems, evaluate the properties of cyber security management in the process of implementation of internet voting in Lithuania, as well as present audience with an in-depth analysis of the opinion of the local population, cyber security and voting system specialists, concerning the matters and possibilities of establishing internet voting in Lithuania. The authors also propose a cyber security management model, which could be used in the process of implementation (both preparation and establishment) of the internet voting system in Lithuania.


Keywords

internet voting, e-voting, cyber security, cyber security management, cyber security model


JEL classifications

D72 , D80 , H83


URI

http://jssidoi.org/jesi/article/156


DOI


HAL


Pages

368-402


This is an open access issue and all published articles are licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License

Authors

Limba, Tadas
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania https://www.mruni.eu
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Agafonov, Konstantin
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania https://www.mruni.eu
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Paukštė, Linas
Cognit consult JSC, Vilnius, Lithuania http://cognitconsult.net
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Damkus, Martynas
Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius, Lithuania https://www.mruni.eu
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Plėta, Tomas
NATO Energy security center of excellence, Vilnius, Lithuania https://www.enseccoe.org
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Journal title

Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Issues

Volume

5


Number

2


Issue date

December 2017


Issue DOI


ISSN

ISSN 2345-0282 (online)


Publisher

VšĮ Entrepreneurship and Sustainability Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

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