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Tuesday, October 22 • 6:00pm - 8:00pm
The State of U.S. Voting System Security

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AbstractThis presentation discusses the current state of election security in the United States. A description of the government agencies involved in US elections is provided, alongside an overview of the voting system technology in use today. Pain points within the current election ecosystem are highlighted, alongside potential paths forward to solve those issues.

Speaker BioProfessor Joshua M Franklin is a senior security engineer at the Center for Internet Security, the nonprofit organization maintaining the Top 20 CIS Controls, CIS Benchmarks, and hosting the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). Prior to CIS, Joshua researched enterprise mobile security, cellular security, and electronic voting at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). While at NIST, he managed the mobile security laboratory at the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Joshua graduated from George Mason University with a Master of Science in Information Security and Assurance. He received a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems from Kennesaw State University.

HostsDr. Behnam Shariati and UMBC Graduate Cybersecurity Association at USG

About the Cybersecurity Association at USGThe UMBC Graduate Cybersecurity Association at USG is an organization created and managed by UMBC Cybersecurity graduate students at Shady Grove. The mission of Cybersecurity Association is to promote the study of Cybersecurity and to raise Cybersecurity awareness and knowledge in the community through panel discussions, conferences, and Cyber competitions. Also, the Cybersecurity Association aspires to create a supportive and positive learning environment in which every member has the opportunity to network, learn, and grow.

Tuesday October 22, 2019 6:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
The Universities at Shady Grove Building III (Camille Kendall Academic Center) Room 3241 9636 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, Maryland 20850