Florida Counties Awarded $2.3M for Election Security

July 11, 2019

South Florida Sun Sentinel

Election security in Florida received renewed focus this year after the report on Russian election meddling from Special Counsel Robert Mueller revealed the tantalizing revelation that the FBI was confident that “at least one Florida county” had been successfully infiltrated by software from Russian intelligence agents.

In announcing the security grants, Lee’s office said “Florida is the only state that has all counties using so-called ALBERT network monitoring sensors for elections offices.”