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Elections Infrastructure Security Panel Discussion

Thursday, March 15, 2018 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
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The School of Public Policy is hosting the Center for Internet Security and an Elections Infrastructure Cybersecurity Panel, on Thursday, March 15, 2018 from 12:15 - 1:15pm. The event will take place in the SPP Atrium of Van Munching Hall. Boxed lunches provided; first come, first served.

This event serves as the public release of the Handbook for Elections Infrastructure Security, which is offering risk management guidance to state election authorities. Best practices from the report will be discussed by a panel of state election representatives from across the nation.  

The distinguished panel includes:

  • John Gilligan (Moderator)
    Executive Chairman, Center for Internet Security
    Contributor, Handbook for Elections Infrastructure Security

  • Amy Cohen
    Director of Government Outreach, Democracy Works

  • Thomas E. Connolly
    Director of Election Operations, NY State Board of Elections

  • Michael Garcia
    Consultant, Center for Internet Security
    Primary Author, Handbook for Elections Infrastructure Security

  • Secretary Connie Lawson
    President, National Association of Secretaries of State
    Secretary of State for Indiana

  • Matt Masterson
    Commissioner, U.S. Elections Assistance Commission

The School of Public Policy recognizes CPPPE Director David Mussington as a community contributor of the handbook. Mussington leads cybersecurity efforts at the school. In October, SPP and CIS announced an agreement establishing a multidisciplinary partnership for cybersecurity

SPP Atrium, Van Munching Hall