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Florida to spend $5.1 million on election cybersecurity, governor says

by • 17 hours ago

Gov. Ron DeSantis also said the state will soon begin a statewide election cybersecurity review he ordered after two counties were successfully hacked in 2016.

U.S. House bill would require feds to notify public of election hacking

by • 4 weeks ago

Two lawmakers from Florida say federal officials should be required to inform Congress, state and local authorities and the public if an election-related computer system is hacked.

Florida governor orders statewide review of election cybersecurity

by • 4 weeks ago

Gov. Ron DeSantis ordered the state and all 67 counties to review their security after learning Russian hackers had successfully breached two counties' voter databases in 2016.

Russians hacked two Florida counties in 2016, Gov. DeSantis says

by • 1 month ago

The governor said he cannot name the counties, citing an "unusual" nondisclosure agreement he signed with federal officials.

Florida will reorganize IT governance yet again

by • 1 month ago

The five-year-old Agency for State Technology will be merged with a telecommunications office, marking the third time since 2005 that Florida has eliminated an IT bureau.

Mueller report details Russian hacking against state election systems

by • 2 months ago

The special counsel wrote that the FBI believes Russian government hackers succeeded gaining access to the network of at least one Florida county just before the 2016 election.

Still 'lack of belief' in GIS among emergency management leaders

by • 4 months ago

On GIS Addressed, former Florida emergency management CIO Richard Butgereit says GIS is still underused and underfunded in disaster response.

Florida governor proposes dismantling state technology agency

by • 4 months ago

If Gov. Ron DeSantis' budget is approved, it would be the third time the state has dissolved its technology agency since 2005.

Florida CIO Eric Larson resigns

by • 5 months ago

Appointed in 2017, the state's top IT official departed following the inauguration of Gov. Ron DeSantis.