The technology, processes and security layers to be implemented as part of the project will ensure not only greater efficiency throughout the election cycle, but will also provide greater transparency and auditability to the process.
Barcelona (PRWEB) April 16, 2013
Scytl, the world leader in secure online voting and election modernization, in partnership with leading BizNet - innovative consulting services - today announces the kick off to the implementation of the election modernization platform project aimed at providing operational efficiency, fast results and greater transparency to the election authorities in the forthcoming elections in Costa Rica.
The election modernization solution offered by Scytl for the elections in Costa Rica will encompass support for the entire election cycle: pre-election, Election Day and post-election.
"The technology, processes and security layers to be implemented as part of the project will ensure not only greater efficiency throughout the election cycle, but will also provide greater transparency and auditability to the process," says Edgardo Torres-Caballero, General Manager for Scytl Latin America and the Caribbean.
"The election modernization project for elections in Costa Rica allows us to provide our innovative consulting and support services ensuring compliance with the stringent requirements required by a process of this magnitude and national impact," concludes Alfredo Hernandez, General Manager of BizNet.
Leadership in election modernization in Latin America
As countries throughout Latin American increase their efforts to modernize their electoral processes, Scytl provides its services and technology to support these initiatives. Recent projects include consulting and auditing services to the Organization of American States for the project associated with Peru's National Electoral Organization (ONPE); allowing citizens of the Federal District of Mexico abroad the use of the Internet as a new voting channel to elect their Head of Government for the first time; manage online citizen consultations for participatory budgeting in 2013 and subsequent to the Federal District Electoral Institute (IEDF) of Mexico; and successfully supporting the recent elections in Ecuador through its e-Election Platform.
Scytl is the global leader in secure election management and electronic voting solutions. Specializing in election modernization technologies, Scytl offers the first end-to-end election management and voting platform, providing the highest security and transparency standards currently available. Scytl has capitalized on its more than 18 years of research to develop election-specific cryptographic security technology protected by more than 40 international patents and patent applications, positioning Scytl as the company with the largest patent portfolio of the industry. Scytl’s solutions have been successfully used in more than 20 countries throughout the world over the last 10 years, including Canada, the United States, Mexico, Ecuador, France, Norway, Switzerland, Bosnia-Herzegovina, the UAE, India and Australia. Scytl is headquartered in Barcelona, Spain with strategic offices in Canada, the United States, Peru and Greece as well as field offices in the UK, Ukraine, Malaysia, India and Brazil.