Election Security: Protecting the Foundation of Democracy - The Threat Landscape 2020

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The American way of life suffered severe disruption as the recent pandemic swept the globe. Democratic elections, a fundamental pillar of government, has been impacted as presidential primaries were postponed and election officials across the country revised the election process for the safety of citizens and election workers alike.


Join us to explore the national response to digital threats to America’s election process.


Learning Objectives:    

  • Explore best practices to store and secure critical voter registration information.
  • Discuss the cybersecurity threats that state and local election officials face in 2020 and approaches to mitigate these attacks.
  • Detail governance, policy, and standards that are providing guidance on election security.
  • Discuss the complex mix of people, process and equipment that make up the election infrastructure, and ways to mitigate health threats.


Speaker and Presenter Information

Justin Herring , Executive Deputy Superintendent, New York Department of Financial Services (DFS)
Justin Herring
Executive Deputy Superintendent, NY Department of Financial Services
Dan Wallach, Manager, Computer Security Lab, Rice University
 Dan S. Wallach, Professor, Department of Computer Science, Rice University
Justin Berardino, Operations Manager, Orange County Registrar of Voters
Justin Berardino
Operations Manager,
Orange County Registrar of Voters
Sumit Sehgal, Chief Technical Strategist, GHE at McAfee
Sumit Sehgal
Chief Technical Strategist,
GHE at McAfee

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Commerce, Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Health & Human Services, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, Dept of the Interior, Dept of Justice, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Transportation, Dept of Treasury, Dept of Veterans Affairs, EPA, GSA, USPS, SSA, NASA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), Judicial Branch Agencies, State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, FEMA, Census Bureau, Office of Personnel Management, Coast Guard, National Institutes of Health, FAA, USAID, State & Local Government, National Guard Association, EEOC, Federal Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC

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Thu, Jul 23, 2020, 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET

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