Cybersummit 2020 Day Four: Defending Our Democracy


Reagan said “Democracy is not a fragile flower; still it needs cultivating." Today’s version may say “still, it needs defending.” Threats to our democracy abound and have evolved over the past several years. What elements of our democracy require defense in cybersecurity? What are the various responsibilities and to whom are they assigned? And how do all the disparate parties work together to form an effect defense against those who would do us harm?

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Agenda

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CISA Cybersecurity Summit Moderator: Antonio "T" Scurlock - CISA Deputy Chief Learning Officer
 

Daily Keynote. Session Participant: Chad F. Wolf - Acting Secretary for Department of Homeland Security
 

October 7: Elections in the COVID Environment: Managing Risk in a Dynamic Enviroment. Benjamin Hovland - U.S. Election Assistance Commission (Moderator), Michael Adams - Secretary of State (Kentucky), Karen Brinson Bell - North Carolina State Board of Elections, Brian Hancock - SCC Chairman
 

October 7: Media Panel, Cyber and Elections Beat. Session Participants: Ellen Nakashima - Washington Post (Moderator), Pam Fessler - NPR, Alexa Corse - Wall Street Journal
 

October 7: Vulnerability Disclosure Policy. Session Participants: Spencer Wood - Secretary of State CIO Ohio (Moderator), Jack Cable - CISA, Chris Wlaschin - Election Systems and Software, Joshua Frankin - Election Assistance Commission, Chloe Messdaghi - Point3 Security
 

Federal Insights. Session Participants: Jermaine Roebuck - CISA (Moderator), Cynthia W. Kaiser - FBI, David Imbordino - NSA, BG William Hartman - U.S. Cyber Command
 

Vignette. Session Participant: Maggie Toulouse Oliver - New Mexico Secretary of State, President of National Association of Secretaries of State
 

Combatting Disinformation and Misinformation in Elections. Session Participants: Olivia Gazis - CBS (Moderator), Alex Stamos - Stanford University, Clint Watts - Foreign Policy Research Institute, George Washington University, Laura Rosenberger - Alliance for Securing Democracy, German Marshall Fund, Jorhena Thomas - American University
 

2020 Campaign Security. Session Participants: Suzanne Spaulding - CSIS (Moderator), Michael Kaiser - Defending Digital Campaigns, Debora Plunkett - Defending Digital Campaigns, Ginny Badanes - Microsoft, Andrea Holtermann - Google
 

Closing Capstone. Session Participant: Christopher Krebs - CISA Director
 

Last Updated Date: December 21, 2021

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