It’s been reported this morning by ABC Action News that after hackers targeted Florida county election offices in 2016, the state has invested millions of dollars to upgrade election security. I-Team investigator Adam Walser is uncovering where the money went and some of the new security measures counties are using to make sure your vote counts.
I would be extremely surprised if we go through the election without a security or technical hitch. Even if the system can handle the deluge of information all on one day, there will be multiple attempts to knock it over to even cast the smallest of doubt on the outcome. At least Florida has learnt from its previous mistakes which cannot be said for all organisations after an attack. Proactive defence works as a far better insurance and there is no space for error with this election which will undoubtedly be targeted with an array of different attacks looking for the weakest links.