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Virtual Event: Election Security - Are we there yet? (3:00 pm PDT)

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Thu, October 01, 2020
03:00PM - 04:00PM
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Following the security concerns around the 2016 national election, a slew of developments have taken place to reassure the public that results of the fall 2020 elections will, in fact, reflect the will of the voters. To name a few, Congress approved hundreds of millions of dollars toward election security. Many voting technology start-ups are promising a better infrastructure that would increase voter participation in a secure manner. Social media platforms are vowing to increase transparency of political ads. Meanwhile, health concerns resulting from the pandemic are casting a giant shadow over the prospect of in-person voting. 

In an event focused on election security, Jenny S. Martinez, the Richard E. Lang Professor of Law and Dean of Stanford Law School will moderate a conversation with computer scientist Dan Boneh, the Cryptography Professor in the Stanford School of Engineering, and Nate Persily, JD '98,  the James B. McClatchy Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Dan and Nate co-direct the Cyber Policy Center, in the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies.

In this discussion, Dan Boneh and Nate Persily will give us the scoop on the steps the nation has taken since 2016 to enhance election security and access. Topics will range from innovations in election technology and the future of mobile voting to the advent of corporate governance in information technology and protective action against cyber hacking from unfriendly nations.


Please note this event is at 3:00 pm Pacific Daylight Time. Click here to add to your calendar.

A Zoom link and instructions will be provided to all registrants via email on October 1.

This event will be recorded.

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Virtual Event: Election Security - Are we there yet? (3:00 pm PDT)
Thursday, October 01, 2020 @ 3:00 PM

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