Impact of Cyberattacks and Civic Engagement
August 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT
Along with Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan (in photo), MassCyberCenter Director Stephanie Helm and others will participate in the conversation. Topics include: managing cyber security risks, MA Innovations Pathway Programs, how to earn a cyber security certificate, PreK-12 digital literacy & computer science programs, MA grant programs including Community Compact Cabinet Information Technology Grants and Cybersecurity Awareness Grant Program for communities. Potential questions to be addressed: What has been the impact of COVID-19 and protests for equity on voting? How do we define and maintain civility in digital discourse? What strategies and technology can protect the democratic processes from cyberattacks that interfere in the electoral process? How can you differentiate between digital fact and fiction? What is the current technology used in MA voting processes and how is MA government programs supporting municipalities in managing cyber security risks? Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org. Zoom link will be provided a few days before the event.