Design and implementation of a novel secure internet voting protocol using Java Card 3 technology
by Mostafa Mohammadpourfard; Mohammad Ali Doostari; Mohammad Bagher Ghaznavi-Ghoushchi; Hadi Mikaili
International Journal of Business Information Systems (IJBIS), Vol. 17, No. 4, 2014

Abstract: Internet voting is highly regarded for its speed, automatic counting, cost reduction and lower possibility of error. However, in order to replace traditional voting system with internet-voting, i-voting must meet many requirements and overcome some challenges like collusion, uncoercibility, unfairness and in particular voter insecure platforms. In this paper, we propose a very practical and secure internet voting protocol based on FOO with use of Java Card 3 which can help prevent voting fraud and addresses its major challenges. Java Card 3 technology is a new concept which provides the expected client-side security in a much higher level than an ordinary PC, which is highly vulnerable to infection via the network. Since with Java Card 3 technology the card acts as a secure web client (server) can address the voter side insecure platform problem which is one of main reasons for the delay in implementing I-voting in real world.

Online publication date: Wed, 29-Oct-2014

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