Updated: Apr 16
The Arizona Senate decided to do a partisan audit of the election. This in itself is problematic, however the real harm done was their lack of understanding on how to select contractors. Cyber Ninjas is a shell company run by someone who does not understand information security. Maintaining chain of custody is paramount to any type of usage of hardware, in this case the actual voting machines. Thomas Dugger has a significant amount of experience in this area, having worked with Data Centers and Hardware for more than 30 years. This would have never happened with Thomas Dugger in the senate.