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Spending the $380 million in election security

Working to prevent situations similar to Russian involvement in the 2016 election, inspectors from the Department of Homeland Security have assessed the cybersecurity measures being taken at the state and local election systems levels. Most of the measures are standard procedures, including improved software update schedules, the training of election workers, and the designing of systems to ensure auditable paper trails. “Some states, including Florida and Illinois, are also considering deploying ‘cyber navigators’ at local election sites to help prepare for and manage issues that come up during election day…'”

Source: Here’s How That $380 Million in Election Security Funding Is Being Spent – Nextgov

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