Adam Clayton Powell III to Address RMA on Aug 26

Our speaker presentation by Adam Clayton Powell III, Director of Washington Policy Initiatives for the University of Southern California, will be on Wednesday, August 26 at 11:00.

Campaigns, election workers, policymakers, and concerned citizens alike need objective, factual tools and information to help keep our elections safe. Adam Clayton Powell III, who leads the University of Southern California’s Election Cybersecurity Initiative, will outline the advice and techniques the initiative has developed to protect election security in today’s digital world. These include preventative cyber safety measures that campaigns and workers can use and techniques to discern the difference betweendeliberate disinformation and misinformation from honest mistakes.M. Powell will discuss tactics to identify different types of adversaries, for example attackers vs disruptors and foreign vs.domestic agents.Finally, he will discuss preparing communications in the event that a cyber attack is successful.

USC’s initiative on election cybersecurity, with support from Google, provides in-state training in all 50 states to reinforce election integrity and build defenses against digital attacks.

An American journalist, media executive, and scholar, Mr. Powell currently serves as Director of Washington Policy Initiatives for the University of Southern California and is a University Fellow at the USC Center on Public Diplomacy.

Previously he served as USC’s Vice Provost for Globalization, expanding USC’s international presence, and before that as Director of USC Integrated Media Systems Center.Powell is the author and co-author of numerous books, and has written for publications including The New York Times, Wired and the Columbia Journalism Review. He has appeared on CNN and the PBS News Hour.

Powell is the son of Congressman Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and jazz musician Hazel Scott.

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It will be a video conference. His topic will be  “Tools and Information to Protect the 2020 Election from Cyber Attacks”.

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