Election Recap & Cybersecurity Lessons Learned

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David Morris | Lee Imrey | Mick Baccio | Harrison Morris

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The 2020 U.S. presidential election has brought cyber security to the forefront for many in the U.S. From shedding light on disinformation campaigns aimed at disrupting the election, to testing voting machines and pentesting online voting apps, to raising awareness around the risk of ransomware and other attacks to local governments, voter registration databases, poll books and election reporting websites - security researchers and practitioners have been raising red flags throughout the election cycle. Join this episode of the Election Hacking series to learn about: - The 2020 election takeaways from a cybersecurity viewpoint: What went down, what could have gone better and how to better prepare for the midterm election in 2022 - What the biggest election threats mean for your industry and organization - What have we learned and will it change anything in time for 2022 - Post-election cybersecurity lessons for tech leaders Panelists: - Lee Imrey, Security Strategist at Splunk - Harrison Morris, PhD Candidate Georgia Tech researching the intersection of Cybersecurity and Cognitive & Brain Sciences - Mick Baccio, Security Advisor, Splunk Moderator: David Morris, Executive Director at Digital Risk Management Institute This episode is part of the Election Hacking Original series examining the threats to democratic elections, the technologies used to power and hijack elections, and what's needed to educate and empower voters before Election Day.

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