NACo Tech Xchange - Election Security: How Counties Can Continue to Address Ransomware to Ensure Safe and Secure Elections

Jul. 23, 2020 , 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Contact Rita Reynolds (202) 942-4248

The presentation describes what ransomware is, attack vectors used, how it impacts state, local, tribal, and territorial government entities, and specifically how it can impact election infrastructure. Additionally, it provides a set of recommendations for protecting networks against a ransomware attack, as well as response steps for those affected by ransomware.

Ryan Macias, Subject Matter Expert on Election Security, Lafayette Group, Inc., CISA Election Security Initiative Consultant. 
Mike Woodward, MS-ISAC Cyber Threat Intel Analyst
Tim Davis, EI-ISAC Elections Operations Analyst