03.19.18

Advisory: Senate Intel to Hold Open Hearing on Election Security

WASHINGTON – Senator Richard Burr (R-NC), Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and Senator Mark Warner (D-VA), Vice Chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, today announced that the Committee will hold an open hearing on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, on the threats to election infrastructure.  The hearing will cover attempted attacks on state election infrastructure in 2016, DHS and FBI efforts to improve election security, and the view from the states on their cybersecurity posture. 

Details

Hearing: Open Hearing on Election Security

Panel 1:

  • Secretary of DHS Kirstjen Nielsen
  • Former Secretary of DHS Jeh Johnson

Panel 2:

Representatives from:

  • National Protection and Programs Directorate, Office of Cyber Security and Communications, DHS
  • Election Assistance Commission

Panel 3:

Representatives from:

  • National Association of Secretaries of State
  • National Association of State Election Directors
  • Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

When: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at 9:30 am.  

Where: Hart Senate Office Building Room 216