Cybersecurity Answers with Aleksander Essex 2/3

We all have questions, but who are the people with the answers for Cybersecurity. In this series we sat down with academics and experts to ask them about how they got started, what they are researching now, their lessons for us and the future.

In this part 2, Aleksander Essex, Associate professor of software engineering at Western University tells us more about how he started his current research and project.

His research specializes in cybersecurity, cryptography and has focused on electronic and online voting to develop technical methods for evidence-based elections. He has presented his research findings at the federal, provincial, territorial and municipal levels and has made over eighty television, radio and print appearances speaking on the topic of election security. He is a member of the Election Verification Network, a U.S. based professional society of election experts and is a licensed professional engineer (P.Eng.) in Ontario.