Election Takeaways for Cybersecurity Leaders

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Diana Kelley | Jim Richberg | W. Curtis Preston

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The 2020 US presidential election is behind us, but the key cybersecurity issues surrounding election integrity could linger for years to come. From ransomware attacks on local governments, to the untamed spread of disinformation, to experimenting with online voting apps and the myriad of vulnerabilities uncovered across election infrastructures, cybersecurity had never before taken such a central place in the national conversation as it did in 2020. So, what have we learned in the aftermath? And how can we apply it to better protect upcoming elections as well as enterprises, customers and employees? Join this interactive panel with security experts and tech leaders to learn the biggest lessons from the election from a cybersecurity and privacy standpoint. Discover what went down, what could have gone better and how to prepare for the midterm elections in 2022. - Can we build a hack-free election - Does misinformation on social sites impact how people vote and what can be done to stop the spread - What was new this time and what should security leaders keep in mind for their organizations - Would it be safer if we brought the voting process online or in app - Can nation state actors change voter rolls or polling data - What the biggest election threats mean for industry - Key takeaways for cybersecurity leaders Panelists: - Jim Richberg, Public Sector Field CISO at Fortinet - W. Curtis Preston, Chief Technical Evangelist, Druva This episode is part of The (Security) Balancing Act original series with Diana Kelley. We welcome viewer participation and questions during this interactive panel session.

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