USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative Nevada Workshop

When

Feb. 25, 2020, 8:30am to 3pm

Campus Location

Office/Remote Location

Blasco Event Wing

Description

About this Event

Campaigns, policymakers, thought-leaders and concerned citizens alike need objective, factual tools and information to help them secure campaigns and elections. The USC Election Cybersecurity Initiative is a brand new non-partisan independent project, supported by Google, to help protect campaigns and elections from cyber attacks.

Join us on Tuesday, February 25th, for a day-long training session, designed to help protect campaigns and elections in this critical election year.

Who should attend?

Anyone who touches campaigns and elections, including but not limited to candidates, campaign workers, political parties and state and local election workers. Designed for general audiences and technical specialists alike, topic modules will be led by election and cybersecurity experts from the public, private, research, and academic sectors.

Each program will address three topics:

  • Cybersafety
  • Disinformation and misinformation
  • Crisis communication

Tentative Schedule:

8:30AM - Doors Open, Continental Breakfast Served

9:00AM - Opening Remarks

9:30AM - Cybersafety Presentation

10:30AM - Misinformation and Disinformation Presentation

12:00PM - Lunch Keynote

1:00PM - Thought Leadership Panel

2:00PM - Crisis Communication Presentation

Additional Information

USC's Election Cybersecurity Initiative is a non-partisan, independent project to help protect campaigns and elections. Supported by Google, we will be on the ground in all 50 states presenting day-long forums showcasing best practices and up-to-date information about election cybersecurity.

For more information, visit us at electionsecurity.usc.edu.

Price

Free

Admission Information

View event details and register online.

Contact Information

External Sponsor

UNLV & USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism

Filters

Open to All