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This could be the last presidential election that will force -- actually have to go to hopeful polling place -- Voting on line could be in place for the 2016 presidential election joining us now -- -- security firm McAfee Todd Gephardt thanks for being with us.
You know are we over -- on this because I just.
Big hit human obstacles sometimes get way in the way of technological capability how would you be willing to trust you to do it in the tech world.
Yeah I think so I think we have the technology to make electronic voting a reality.
-- if you look back over time it took awhile for ATMs to become a common.
Item -- 1011 years but yet today 77% of all US citizens are already involved and e-commerce is some forward here -- some sort here in the US.
So it's just -- matter bring in the technology in the way that.
People are ready to adopted and -- it.
But when a hacker had to pin pad -- -- Barnes & Noble.
To it yet -- -- but thirty dollar book rip off.
That's different from the idea of someone -- -- in and changing the outcome of presidential election how do you manage to.
Convince people that this is really safe.
Yeah I think the.
It's it's really not so much about can we secured the electronic vote itself.
I think it's really more about securing the identity of the voter.
When you look at voter fraud and risk associated to that that's been around and almost a real election and to some degree also.
You know votes being left under desk and things of that nature so this actually could be an improvement in how we vote.
You know here at McAfee with Intel we're looking at how we bring together.
Hardware and software solutions to better protect the identity of the voter and the voting system itself.
Things such as cloud based password -- systems bio metrics around.
Voice face and fingerprint.
As well as reputation -- technologies Ngo based technologies that help us secure that identity for the voter in the -- system itself.
Okay one last question give us your best percentage gas that online voting is available for your turn on the next presidential election what's the percentage chance.
I'd say 80%.
Okay I thank you very much appreciate you being here -- co president.
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