Hacked Elections

November 27 Monday


November 27 - 28, 2017


Tokyo, Japan



Cyberattacks have become the new weapon of choice in political influencing. Potential targets include government institutions, political parties, and political operatives who might have access to sensitive information.

Also available in Deutsch

Thus, political parties and campaign managers have to come up with defensive measures that can help shield campaigns from outside influence and with strategies on how to deal with leaked information. This workshop shall provide a platform to discuss lessons learned from the past elections and to provide practical knowledge on how to build resistance to cyber attacks.

  • Lessons learned from elections in the U.S, France and Germany
  • Experiences from Asia/Pacific
  • How to disrupt and respond to attacks: Protective and defensive measures for political parties
  • Best practices on how to deal with leaked confidential information and cooperation with media
  • Outlook: hacked accounts, trolls, bots - what´s next?

Contact person

Katharina Naumann

Programme Manager

Katharina Naumann
Phone +65 6603 6169
Languages: Deutsch,‎ English,‎ Español