Overview

May 27
11AM PT, 2PM ET

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The upcoming presidential election and a backdrop of voter concerns around cybersecurity threats, delayed reporting times and long lines at polling are creating a high-stakes environment for state and local governments. There is a lot of pressure on public sector leaders to take measures to restore voter trust. On May 27 at 11am PST/2pm EST, Government Technology is hosting a live virtual event on how technology can help improve election security, increase voter engagement and provide a smooth voter experience. This interactive event will provide practical advice on the steps leaders can take to:

  • Boost physical, network and end device security
  • Run polling places more efficiently to increase voter turnout
  • Simplify network configuration and management to ensure uptime and connectivity on election day

Speakers

Amelie Sutsakhan

Amelie Sutsakhan

Product Marketing Manager, Cisco Meraki

Amelie Sutsakhan is a Product Marketing Manager for Cisco Meraki. She is well-versed in the Meraki cloud networking portfolio and focuses on security solutions, such as network segmentation and mobile device security. When not promoting and teaching people about Meraki, Amelie spends her time spinning fire, woodworking, and painting.

Deb Snyder

Deb Snyder

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Deb recently retired from her position as New York State’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), after over 35 years of public service. In that role, as part of New York State's information technology transformation and consolidation initiative, she helped redesign how the state protects its data. As State CISO, she directed the State’s comprehensive cyber security governance, risk management and compliance program, providing strategic leadership and vision, and assuring business-aligned, risk-based investments that maximized business opportunity and minimized cyber security risk. She also directed the NYS Cyber Command Center, hotline, procedures for reporting and response to cyber-threats, and digital forensics.

Morgan Wright

Morgan Wright — Moderator

Senior Fellow, Center for Digital Government

Morgan is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity strategy, cyberterrorism, identity theft and privacy. Morgan's landmark testimony before Congress on Healthcare.gov changed how the government collected personally identifiable information. He is currently a contributor to TheHill.com on matters of cybersecurity, national security and intelligence in addition to his national news appearances. Previously Morgan was a Senior Advisor in the US State Department Antiterrorism Assistance Program and Senior Law Enforcement Advisor for the 2012 Republican National Convention. In addition to 18 years in state and local law enforcement as a highly decorated state trooper and detective, Morgan has developed solutions in defense, justice and intelligence for the largest technology companies in the world including Cisco, Alcatel-Lucent/Bell Labs, Unisys and SAIC.