More Federal Funds Could Help Small Jurisdictions With Technical Tools to Secure Elections, Expert Says

August 4, 2020


Sensors on networks and endpoints and technology to block access to malicious websites are some of the things more federal money could help fund for smaller local jurisdictions as they prepare for the elections in November, one official told Congress.

“In addition to what states and localities have done on their own, today, the technical protections deployed across the elections infrastructure have significantly improved since 2018,” said John Gilligan, president and chief executive officer of the Center for Internet Security.