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Cyber Election Event

Stopping a Cyber Threat on Our Election: US and Australian Experiences

Speakers John Felker, Ms Gai Brodtmann MP, Tom Uren, Fergus Hanson and Tom Rogers

ASPI's International Cyber Policy Centre invites you to attend a panel discussion to consider stopping cyber threats during elections. 

Revelations of state-directed tampering in both election infrastructure and direct involvement in public influence operations are occurring around the world, highlighting the vulnerability of democracies to outside manipulation. This panel will include senior cyber security representatives from the United States Department of Homeland Security and will provide an overview of the complex challenges facing democracies in terms of election cyber and information security, as well as new vulnerabilities facing election campaigns.

A canape and drinks reception will conclude the event. 

Speakers

John Felker

John Felker has served as the director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center at the Department of Homeland Security since August 2015.

Ms Gai Brodtmann MP

Gai Brodtmann was elected the Member for Canberra on 21 August 2010 and has extensive experience in the public, private and community sectors.

Tom Uren

Tom Uren is a Visiting Fellow in ASPI’s International Cyber Policy Centre seconded from the Department of Defence.

Fergus Hanson

Fergus Hanson is the Head of the International Cyber Policy Centre.

He is the author of Internet Wars and has published widely on a range of cyber and foreign policy topics.

Tom Rogers

Tom graduated as an officer from the Royal Military College (RMC) Duntroon in 1983 and served in a vari