Analysis of Adequate Bandwidths to Guarantee an Electoral Process in Ecuador
The analysis of the appropriate bandwidths was made based on the electoral processes in countries with the availability of electronic voting and these have been adapted to the situation in the electoral processes of Ecuador. The problem is the low importance given and the recidivism in the scarce bandwidth used in the current electoral processes. The objective reflects the problems caused by a mediocre bandwidth for events of such magnitude and importance in any country and creates awareness of the appropriate conditions to guarantee all aspects of the electronic process. The method used is deductive to analyze the data that were used as parameters to calculate the bandwidth in the electoral process in Nigeria. The analysis shows that the voting processes up to the 2017 period have not been optimal, but they are sustainable and acceptable despite the fact that there were setbacks when issuing the results of the votes. It is concluded that there must be simulations to avoid failures at the time of the actual electoral process and improve resources for the implementation of the electoral processes.
KeywordsBandwidth Electoral process Security information Protocols security Electoral processes
The authors thank the Universidad Politécnica Salesiana del Ecuador, the research group of the Guayaquil Headquarters “Computing, Security and Information Technology for a Globalized World” (CSITGW) created according to resolution 142-06-2017-07-19 and Secretaría de Educación Superior Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación (Senescyt).
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