Election Security Amid COVID-19

Join us for a virtual event on election security in the midst of a pandemic. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) Senior Advisor for Election Security, Matt Masterson, will offer opening remarks on Federal plans to strengthen election security. These remarks will be followed by a fireside chat moderated by McCrary Institute Director Frank Cilluffo; and then a panel discussion with audience Q&A.

Topics for discussion will include: cybersecurity tools and efforts to better prepare State and Local governments for the upcoming November election; strategies for increased protection of voter registration databases; collaborations to recruit more election poll workers; and approaches for ensuring voter safety amid COVID-19.

Panel Moderator:
Chris Cummiskey
Chief Executive Officer, Cummiskey Strategic Solutions
Senior Fellow, McCrary Institute, Auburn University

Panelists:
Kathy Boockvar
Secretary of State, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Emily Frye
Director for Cyber Integration, The MITRE Corporation
Senior Fellow, McCrary Institute, Auburn University

Kathleen Hale
Director, Graduate Program in Election Administration, Auburn University
Faculty Fellow, McCrary Institute, Auburn University

David Stafford
Supervisor of Elections, Escambia County, Florida





When
Tuesday, September 22, 2020 
10am EDT | 9am CDT


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