CYBERSECURITY FOR LOCAL GOVERNMENT

Florida League of Cities


With new advances in online technology continuing at a rapid pace, cybercrime is on the rise. Across the country, local governments have become the target cyberattacks.


We've compiled resources and best practices so municipalities can prevent these types of intrusions onto our networks.

In 2022, the state legislature passed HB 7055, mandating annual training for all local government employees with network access. Mandatory state cybersecurity training is now available! Learn More

The Florida Local Government Cybersecurity Grant is a competitive grant program to provide cybersecurity technical assistance and capabilities to Florida’s local governments to improve their cybersecurity posture and resiliency.

Fiscal Year 23/24 Florida Local Grant Programs
This year, the State of Florida is developing grant programs based on two significant grant opportunities. 

State of Florida Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

  • $40 million program
  • Funded by the state of Florida
  • Grant application period will open after December 2023
  • Invoices must be paid by September 15, 2024

Federal State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program

  • $11.9 million program.
  • Funded by U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
  • In partnership with Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
  • Florida’s administering agency is the Division of Emergency Management
  • Grant application period will open after December 2023
  • Two years of spending eligibility
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