HKS Authors

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Lecturer in Public Policy
Co-Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs


This Plan Template document is primarily intended for use by state and local election officials as a basis for developing their own communications response plans, which include best practices for use in an election cyber incident. We are releasing the Plan Template publicly, because election officials are among those best prepared and always looking for industry best practices, as well as practical checklists. This plan will aid in that effort.


Mook, Robby, Matt Rhoades, and Eric Rosenbach. "Election Cyber Incident Communications Plan Template." February 2018.