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The LABEOC is currently supporting the 2020 storm recovery efforts while monitoring the 2021 Hurricane Season.

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Atlantic hurricane season shows no signs of slowing
August 4, 2021 NOAA GOES-East satellite image of Hurricane Elsa as it moves up Florida’s west coast on July 6, 2021. (NOAA) Download Image The 2021 Atlantic hurricane season is well underway, and atmospheric …
What is Phishing?
Louisiana is the “Sportsman Paradise”.  Here we love to hunt and love to fish.  Ask any Louisiana angler about it and they can talk for hours on baits, rods and reels, and the …
Mask Mandates reinstated in Louisiana
Gov. John Bel Edwards has temporarily reinstated Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate indoors for all people age five and older as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise across Louisiana, threatening the ability of …
CISA HOSTS VIRTUAL INDUSTRY DAY AUGUST 5
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) will host a virtual Industry Day on August 05, 2021 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM EST. CISA is the Nation’s risk advisor, working …
One Week Remains for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance
Release Date: July 26, 2021 Just one week remains for Louisiana homeowners, renters or business owners in Ascension, Calcasieu, East Baton Rouge, Iberville and Lafayette parishes to apply for federal disaster assistance because …
Elevating Human Attack Service Management (Previously Recorded Video)
Watch On-Demand Recording It’s no secret that the majority of today’s incidents including ransomware, account compromise, and data loss, can be attributed to human fallibility. New findings on current efforts to deal with …
Webinar Series: Getting Your Business Back on Track
The SBA and Public Private Strategies Institute are hosting several webinars from July to August to help you get your business back on track. Join us for our next webinar on July 29, 2021 …
COVID EIDL: Small Business Relief & Recovery Seminar
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Capital Access will host a small business webinar series with Public Private Strategies Institute on the COVID Economic Injury Disaster Loan (EIDL) program. The program was designed to …
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ZCZC MIATWOAT ALLTTAA00 KNHC DDHHMMTropical Weather OutlookNWS National Hurricane Center Miami FL800 PM EDT Sat Jul 24 2021For the North Atlantic…Caribbean Sea and the Gulf of Mexico:1. Earlier this afternoon and evening, an …
NOAA: New “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warning Category to Trigger Wireless Emergency Alerts on Mobile Phones
July 22, 2021 – Severe thunderstorms can be life-threatening, but not all severe storms are the same. Hazardous conditions range from tornadoes, large hail storms, and widespread straight-line winds called derechoes, to cloud-to-ground …
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Announces $3 Billion Investment in American Communities
Communities across the country will be able to apply for funding immediately Contact: EDA Public Affairs Department, (202) 482-4085 July 22, 2021 WASHINGTON – Today, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gina M. Raimondo announced …
CISA ISSUES EMERGENCY DIRECTIVE REQUIRING FEDERAL AGENCIES TO MITIGATE WINDOWS PRINT SPOOLER SERVICE VULNERABILITY
CISA Encourages All Organizations to Take Steps to Protect their Networks WASHINGTON – The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) issued Emergency Directive (ED) 21-04 today to mitigate a Microsoft Windows print spooler service vulnerability CVE-2021-34527 being actively exploited. Federal civilian …
SAFEGUARDING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AGAINST THREATS FROM THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
By Eric Goldstein, Executive Assistant Director, CISA As today’s announcement from the White House indicates, the cyber threat from the People’s Republic of China (PRC) continues to evolve and poses a real risk to the …
DHS Announces New Cybersecurity Requirements for Critical Pipeline Owners and Operators
Release Date: July 20, 2021 Transportation Security Administration issues second Security Directive WASHINGTON – Today, in response to the ongoing cybersecurity threat to pipeline systems, DHS’s Transportation Security Administration (TSA) announced the issuance of a second Security Directive that requires owners and …

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