Kiersten Todt navigates cybersecurity policy, training officials in AI for elections

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  • Kiersten Todt, CEO of Liberty Group Ventures and former chief of staff at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, discusses cybersecurity policy landscape
  • CyberScoop reporter Derek B. Johnson talks about how election officials are using AI to prepare for potential disruptions in upcoming elections

Kiersten Todt, with her extensive experience in cybersecurity issues, gives insights into the current cybersecurity policy landscape in a discussion with host Elias Groll. As the former chief of staff at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, she has been involved in key legislative drafting and policymaking in the cyber realm. Additionally, Derek B. Johnson shares his reporting on how election officials are leveraging AI to train election workers in anticipation of potential disruptions in upcoming elections.

The conversation delves into the challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity policy, drawing from Todt’s diverse background in government and the private sector. Additionally, Johnson’s reporting sheds light on the proactive measures taken by election officials to mitigate cybersecurity risks and enhance election integrity through AI training.

Throughout the discussion, Todt emphasizes the importance of a comprehensive approach to cybersecurity policy that integrates technology, policy, and workforce readiness. She highlights the critical role of collaboration between government, industry, and academia in addressing evolving cyber threats and ensuring a resilient cybersecurity posture.

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