Critical Infrastructure Security , Cyberwarfare / Nation-State Attacks , Fraud Management & Cybercrime

FBI on Election: 'There's Going to be a Lot of Noise'

FBI's Elvis Chan on What to Expect Before - and After - Nov. 3 Election
Elvis Chan, FBI, San Francisco

FBI agent Elvis Chan has dedicated the past four years to ensuring U.S. election security. With the Nov. 3 election less than a week away, he opens up on concerns about Russian, Chinese and Iranian interference and threats he'll be watching before and after the vote.

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In this video interview, Chan discusses:

  • The state of election security as we approach Nov. 3;
  • Attempted disruptions to expect immediately after the vote;
  • What election security has taught us about defending against nation-state threats.

Chan manages an FBI squad responsible for investigating national cybersecurity matters. He is a decorated agent who is recognized within the intelligence community as a cyberterrorism expert. Chan was the lead agent on significant cyber investigations and managed joint counterterrorism operations with domestic and foreign law enforcement agencies. Before joining the FBI, he was a process development engineer in the semiconductor industry for 13 years.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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