Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Security Operations

FBI's Elvis Chan on Election Cybersecurity

Amidst Primary Elections, Focus is on Securing Democracy
Elvis Chan of the FBI

Elvis Chan is one of the FBI's foremost experts on election cybersecurity. And as the U.S. marches toward the November presidential election, he is laser-focused on protecting the vote from foreign influence.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Chan also discusses:

  • The current state of election cybersecurity;
  • Lessons learned from previous elections;
  • Efforts underway to protect the presidential vote.

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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