Joseph Kiniry
CEO
Galois, Free & Fair

Why Nominated: Joseph Kiniry is on the frontlines of the ongoing battle to defend America’s elections from malicious actors seeking to interfere with the democratic process. As principal scientist at Galois, and CEO and Chief Scientist of Free & Fair (a spin out of Galois), Kiniry is at the center of two major projects that seek to develop secure and transparent voting systems using open-source software.

Profile: Kiniry has nearly 20 years of experience in the design, development, support, and auditing of supervised and internet/remote electronic voting systems while he was a professor at various universities in Europe. He co-led the DemTech research group at the IT University of Copenhagen and has served as an adviser to the Dutch, Irish and Danish governments in matters relating to electronic voting. He now advises the U.S. government on these matters via his participation in working groups run by the Election Assistance Commission and National Institute of Standards and Technology. At Galois, he is the research lead in High-Assurance Secure Hardware Design, Rigorous Systems Engineering, Verifiable Elections, High-assurance Cryptography, and Audits-for-Good.

Please register to continue.

Already registered? Log in.

Once you register, you'll receive:

  • News analysis

    The context and insight you need to stay abreast of the most important developments in cybersecurity. CISO and practitioner perspectives; strategy and tactics; solutions and innovation; policy and regulation.

  • Archives

    Unlimited access to nearly 20 years of SC Media industry analysis and news-you-can-use.

  • Daily Newswire

    SC Media’s essential morning briefing for cybersecurity professionals.

  • Learning Express

    One-click access to our extensive program of virtual events, with convenient calendar reminders and ability to earn CISSP credits.