2021 Fed 100

Federal 100: Emily Frye


Name: Emily Frye
Title: Director for Cyber Integration
Organization: MITRE

Seeing through misinformation. Frye led the development of MITRE’s Social See Something, Say Something, or SQUINT — a free application that election officials can use to report and correct misinformation on social media that could keep registered voters from the polls. Developed in just four months, SQUINT was deployed to 250 jurisdictions, eight nonprofit organizations and 13 states during the 2020 elections. Frye is also responsible for establishing the National Election Security Lab, which produces election analyses to help states manage risk. The Georgia Office of the Secretary of State relied on the lab’s work to support the integrity of the state’s election process.

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