Elections And Cybersecurity On Tuesday's Access Utah

Jun 2, 2020


A team from the University of Southern California has embarked on a 50-state tour to give cybersecurity training to poll workers and state and local campaign staffers who will be the last line of defense against Russian hacking in 2020. The group, called the Election Cybersecurity Initiative, views itself as a bottom-up, grass-roots counterpart to national-level election security efforts led by the Department of Homeland Security in the wake of Russia’s election interference in 2016.” (Washington Post January 30, 2020)

We’ll talk about election cybersecurity and voting during a pandemic on today’s Access Utah. Our guests include Adam Clayton Powell III, Executive Director of the University of Southern California Election Security and Information Project; and Damon Cann, Professor of Political Science at Utah State University.