The Citrus County Supervisor of Elections office this week was awarded a $29,827 grant from the Department of State to enhance its cybersecurity for the 2020 elections.

Elections Supervisor Susan Gill said the money will be used to strengthen the implementation of cybersecurity and enhance election technology.

Gill said she could not discuss details.

“Specifics on cybersecurity are not disclosed because of security issues,” she said.

The state awarded a total of $2.4 million spread among 55 counties that applied for funds.

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