FBI's Elvis Chan on Election CybersecurityAmidst Primary Elections, Focus is on Securing Democracy
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.
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.