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Louisiana to build $1.5 million cybersecurity facility

by • 3 weeks ago

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

Ransomware threat raises National Guard's role in state cybersecurity

by • 3 weeks ago

The chief of the Pentagon's National Guard Bureau praised the role of military members responding to recent incidents in Texas and Louisiana.

Six states to develop data-driven workforce strategies

by • 1 month ago

With support from the National Governors Association and Strada Education Network, states will use consumer data to design education and training programs.

Emergency declarations improve cyberattack recovery, report says

by • 1 month 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 months 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.

States still need more money for election security, report says

by • 2 months ago

A paper by New York University's Brennan Center for Law and Justice sounds a familiar refrain in states' push to fund election security efforts.

Driverless trucking approved in Louisiana

by • 2 months ago

The technology for autonomous trucking isn't expected for some years, but lawmakers said they wanted to encourage the industry's growth in their state.

Seven states to get cybersecurity strategy help from NGA

by • 3 months ago

The National Governors Association will work with state officials to protect critical infrastructure, help local governments and implement overall strategies.

Election officials say they're adopting a 'security first' mindset heading into 2020

by • 4 months ago

The relationship between state and federal officials has improved, but there are still plenty of challenges in securing election systems across the country, speakers at an NGA conference said.