Lawmakers look to strengthen election cybersecurity

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State leaders are working to strengthen cybersecurity here in Connecticut.

A first of its kind election cybersecurity task force met at the State Capitol on Monday.

Related Content: Connecticut receives $5.1 million grant to secure elections

The goal of the task force is to protect Connecticut’s 2018 elections from a cyberattack.

The task force is figuring out how to invest more than $5 million of federal funds into protecting election cybersecurity.

Last week, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Secretary of the State Denise Merrill announced Connecticut had received $5.1 million from the federal government to help secure the state’s voter registration system.

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