The tech industry's election security offerings for 2020
As state and local governments have scrambled to provide digital services during the coronavirus pandemic, technology companies found an opportunity to provide their logistical and security expertise to public sector projects, often on a pro bono basis. The same kinds of public-private partnerships between the technology companies and state and local election offices, candidates and campaigns will likely be on display once again to secure polling places and voter data ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Here are some of the private sector’s election security and logistics services on offer to candidates and state or local election officials. Several were originally offered ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and have been updated over the past two years.