Revisiting Election Security ThreatsFBI's Elvis Chan on What's Being Done to Secure the 2020 Election
Heading into the 2020 U.S. presidential election preseason, the FBI is squarely focused on defending against nation-state hacks and influence, says Elvis Chan of the FBI.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Chan discusses:
- Lessons learned from the 2018 mid-term election;
- The current state of election security;
- Biggest vulnerabilities to mitigate for 2020.
Chan manages a squad responsible for investigating national security cyber 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.