37 minutes | Oct 8th 2020

How does CISA and the intelligence community protect American elections? With Dan Sutherland

Dan Sutherland, Chief Counsel of the Cyber Infrastructure Security Agency discusses the challenges of supporting election security across the US and just what steps the government takes to safeguard the vote. This episode references: CISA Resources for Lawyers https://www.cisa.gov/resources-lawyers CISA Cyber Summit https://www.cisa.gov/live CISA Election Security Page https://www.cisa.gov/protect2020 CISA Election Security Resource Library https://www.cisa.gov/election-security-library Stanford-MIT Healthy Elections Project https://healthyelections.org/ Senate Select Committee on Intelligence Report on Russian Active Measures Campaigns and Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election (Volumes 1-5) https://www.intelligence.senate.gov/publications/report-select-committee-intelligence-united-states-senate-russian-active-measures Elections Infrastructure Information Sharing and Analysis Center (EI-ISAC) https://www.cisecurity.org/ei-isac/ National Association of Secretaries of State #TrustedInfo2020 https://www.nass.org/initiatives/trustedinfo-2020 CISA Election Disinformation Toolkit [PDF] https://www.cisa.gov/sites/default/files/publications/election-disinformation-toolkit_508.pdf Help America Vote Act of 2002 https://www.eac.gov/sites/default/files/eac_assets/1/6/HAVA41.PDF Help America Vote Act Appropriations https://www.eac.gov/payments-and-grants/election-security-funds Election Grants under the 2020 CARES Act https://www.eac.gov/payments-and-grants/2020-cares-act-grants NASS Issue Briefing on State Spending of Election Security Grant Funds [PDF] https://www.nass.org/sites/default/files/Election%20Cybersecurity/issue-brief-HAVA-spending-april-2020_.pdf Center for Tech and Civic Life https://www.techandciviclife.org/ Poll Worker, Esq. https://www.americanbar.org/groups/public_interest/election_law/poll-worker-esq/ Safeguarding Your Vote: A Joint Message on Election Security [Video] https://youtu.be/GhQjRtVi9pQ Committee on House Administration Election Security Update: Top 18 Most Vulnerable States, July 2018 https://cha.house.gov/sites/democrats.cha.house.gov/files/Election_Security_Update_v5.pdf Dan Sutherland is the Chief Counsel for the Cyber and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) https://www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/law_national_security/dsutherlandbio-20.pdf