CAE Forums: Quantum Computing and How It Relates to Security; and CISA Election Security Overview

Posted on 8/22/20 1:37 PM

Mark your calendar and come join us for the CAE Forum! CAE Forum is a live, real-time, online, academic forum where members of the CAE community give non-technical presentations on topics of value to the CAE community. CAE Forum is about sharing your ideas, knowledge, and expertise to empower and strengthen our community. It's that simple.

CAE Forum presentations are normally held on the third Wednesday of each month during the fall and spring semesters.

Topic:Quantum Computing and how it relates to security

Date:September 2, 3030

Time:1:00-1:40 p.m. EST

Location:Zoom Meeting-Just log in as "Guest" and enter your name. No password required.

Audience:Students, professors, government

Presenter(s):Dr. Chuck Easttom, University of Dallas

Description:Quantum computing is advancing rapidly. This has substantial ramifications for cybersecurity, particularly he security of asymmetric algorithms and the entire PKI structure. This talk will provide a current status of quantum computing and explain the impact on cryptography.

 

Topic:CISA Election Security Overview

Date:September 2, 3030

Time:2:00-2:40 p.m. EST

Location:Zoom Meeting-Just log in as "Guest" and enter your name. No password required.

Audience:Students, professors, government

Presenter(s):David Kuennen, Cybersecurity Specialist - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Description:This presentation provides a summary of election infrastructure, the election security risk landscape, and CISA's Election Security Initiative (ESI). It summarizes developments from 2016 to date and gives an overview of ESI's strategic plan and lines of effort for 2020, including the #Protect 2020 campaign. Additionally, it identifies CISA resources and services that are available to members of the election community, as well as identifies best practices for building resiliency in the election infrastructure.

A recording of the live presentations will be available within 48 hours of the presentation.

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