John Bel Edwards

Louisiana to build $1.5 million cybersecurity facility

by • 2 years ago

The Louisiana Cyber Coordination Center will be home to the state National Guard's cybersecurity activities and two private-sector firms.

Emergency declarations improve cyberattack recovery, report says

by • 2 years ago

A new report from Moody's says Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards minimized damage by declaring a statewide emergency after a ransomware attack last month.

Louisiana declares emergency over cyberattacks targeting schools

by • 2 years ago

Three school districts in the state were hacked, leading Gov. John Bel Edwards to issue an emergency declaration similar to one following a natural disaster.

Workforce development crucial to improving states' cybersecurity, governors say

by • 2 years ago

The leaders of Louisiana and Arkansas told a National Governors Association conference that states are making headway on cybersecurity through school curriculum and training programs.

Election 2015: CIO futures hang in the balance

by • 6 years ago

Kentuckians head to the polls Tuesday to elect their next governor — and Louisiana and Mississippi will follow suit later this month. What do the 2015 gubernatorial races mean for each state’s top tech executive?