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Cyber Election Event

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

Speakers John Felker, 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. 


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.

Tom Uren

Tom is a Senior Fellow at ASPI, formerly of the Department of Defence and CSIRO, and currently editor of the Seriously Risky Business cyber security newsletter.

Fergus Hanson

Fergus is the First Assistant Director General running the Cyber and Critical Technology Intelligence Centre at the Office of National Intelligence.

Tom Rogers

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