Election Security: Lessons Learned from 2020FBI's Elvis Chan on Why This Was 'Most Secure Election of My Career'
FBI agent Elvis Chan dedicated four years to election security, and he doesn’t hesitate to say: The 2020 presidential election was "the most secure election of my career." He explains why, and what lessons learned we can apply to future elections.
In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021 coverage, Chan discusses:
- His wrap-up on election security:
- Lessons learned from the four-year effort;
- Supply chain risk, ransomware and other urgent priorities.
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.