John Bel Edwards

Louisiana first to receive BEAD broadband grant

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Louisiana is getting $3 million in federal funds for digital-equity programs and to start planning for its full BEAD broadband grant.

The keys to success for a public sector CIO

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On the Priorities Podcast: NASCIO’s Doug Robinson and former CIO Stu Davis talk about the qualities of a good CIO. Govs. Asa Hutchinson, Jared Polis and John Bel Edwards outline their approach to infrastructure and cyber funding.

Louisiana to build $1.5 million cybersecurity facility

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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