DescriptionCONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING:STRENGTHENING ELECTION CYBERSECURITYMonday, May 15, 2017Rayburn House Office BuildingSponsored By:Brennan Center for Justice, National Election Defense Coalition,London Center for Policy Research, VerifiedVoting.org,Institute for Critical Infrastructure TechnologyStrengthening election security is essential for safeguarding America's representative government. Elections experts, computer scientists, and cybersecurity professionals are issuing urgent warnings about the vulnerability and reliability of our nation's electronic voting technologies.Future election security threats may come from any number of potential adversaries with offensive cyber capabilities, including rogue states like North Korea and non-state actors like ISIS. Our nation's aging and outmoded voting technologies create risks of errors and delays as well as heightened vulnerabilities to manipulation or remote hacking. This solutions-oriented panel will feature leading experts on national security, voting systems, and computer science, including:James WoolseyFormer CIA Director and Chair of the Foundation for Defense of DemocraciesLt. Col. Tony Shaffer (Ret.)Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research, Fox News contributorLawrence NordenDeputy Director of the Brennan Center for Justice at NYUJ. Alex HaldermanProfessor of Computer Science at the University of MichiganSusan GreenhalghElection Specialist at the Verified Voting FoundationJames ScottSenior Fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure TechnologyKaren Greenberg (Moderator)Director of the Center on National Security at Fordham University Law SchoolThe briefing will offer an overview of threats to election cybersecurity and a range of potential federal and state policy solutions for auditing and verifying elections.