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

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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 …
Two Weeks Left to Apply for Assistance from FEMA and SBA
Release Date: July 19, 2021 BATON ROUGE, La. – There is still time to apply for a grant from FEMA or a low-interest disaster loan from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). You have …
United States Government Launches First One-Stop Ransomware Resource at StopRansomware.gov
Release Date: July 14, 2021 New website provides cybersecurity resources from across the federal government WASHINGTON – Today, as part of the ongoing response, agencies across the U.S. government announced new resources and …
FEMA Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Grants Available for Homeland Security National Training Program
Advisory FEMA has released the funding notice for $6 million in competitive funding as part of the fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security National Training Program Continuing Training Grants. For FY 2021, program priority …
FEMA Advisory: DHS Announces Funding Allocations for Fiscal Year 21 Preparedness Grants  
FEMA Advisory DHS Announces Funding Allocations for Fiscal Year 21 Preparedness Grants Today, Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the final allocations for $475 million for seven Fiscal Year 2021 competitive preparedness grant …

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  • Request status updates from affected businesses and report issues to the state
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