Adversaries are using cyber-weapons to conduct psychological operations to influence the hearts and minds of voters and interfere with elections. Combatting cyberattacks and social media manipulation is critical to the preservation of the voting process. Come behind the headlines to learn about vulnerabilities, attacks and consensus recommendations for strong and resilient election systems.
1: Understand the techniques being used to attack the US election infrastructure.
2: Understand how adversaries supplement system attacks with social media to undermine confidence.
3: Become familiar with techniques to detect/thwart attacks on registration, voting and tally systems.
Familiarity with concept of “daily newspaper”; a high school course in United States history, including study of the US Constitution, is highly desirable.
Principal Cyber Policy Counsel, The MITRE Corporation
Founding Partner/CTO, Sylint Group
Sr. Software and Supply Chain Assurance Principal Engineer, MITRE
VP, Government Affairs, Dominion Voting Systems
Attorney, Livingston PLC
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