Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning , Next-Generation Technologies & Secure Development , Video

Proof of Concept: Securing Elections in the Age of AI

CISOs Discuss AI Scams, Cyberthreats and Election Security Defenses
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Jeff Brown, Lester Godsey and Tom Field

In the latest "Proof of Concept," Jeff Brown, CISO for the state of Connecticut, and Lester Godsey, CISO for Maricopa County, Arizona, join ISMG editors to discuss AI-related threats to election security, safeguarding against cyber and physical threats and coordinating efforts for complete security.

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The panelists - Brown; Godsey; Anna Delaney, director of productions; and Tom Field, senior vice president of editorial - discuss:

  • The primary AI-related threats to election security, such as deepfakes and social engineering - and how to safeguard against them;
  • Insights gained from recent cyberthreats to election security and the evolving defense strategies deployed to mitigate them;
  • The intersection of cyberthreats and physical threats in elections.

Brown previously served as CISO for life and retirement at AIG and held senior information security leadership roles at BNY Mellon, GE Capital, Citigroup, Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch.

Godsey has over 27 years of experience in higher education and local government IT. He has spoken at local, state and national conferences on telecommunications, project management, cybersecurity and data and has taught at the college level for over 12 years in the areas of technology, business, project management and cybersecurity.

Don't miss our previous installments of "Proof of Concept", including the Dec. 8 edition on navigating software liability and the Jan. 31 edition on how to ensure that AI systems are ethical.


About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.




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