June 15, 2023 BATON ROUGE, La. – Louisiana’s Office of Motor Vehicles (OMV) is one of a still undetermined number of government entities, major businesses and organizations to be affected by the unprecedented MOVEit data breach. MOVEit is an industry-leading third party data transfer service used to send large files. It is widely used across the country and … Continue reading Major Cyber Attack at OMV Vendor, Louisianans Should Act Urgently to Protect Their Identities
Private Sector Preparedness Response and Recovery is holding a monthly seminar series titled, “Mass Casualty Impact and Recovery,” which examines how businesses can better prepare, respond and recover from active shooter and other mass casualty events. See all dates and register - PSPR2 Seminar Series | Eventbrite
Monday, August 15th 5:30 pm -7:30 pm CST Monroe Civic Center 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expy. Monroe, LA 71201 To register : Preparing to Apply: Disaster/Hurricane Assistance (lsbdc.org) FREE and OPEN to the Public TOPIC: DISASTER MITIGATION As Hurricane Season approaches, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) continues to prioritize equitably supporting impacted communities … Continue reading Preparing to Apply: Disaster/Hurricane Assistance
ST. CHARLES PARISH (WVUE) - It’s been nearly one year since Hurricane Ida made landfall and many are still trying to rebuild. In St. Charles Parish, officials are preparing ahead of the next big storm. They say a new interactive weather station will not only help parish officials with response, but help residents in recovery. “This is … Continue reading St. Charles Parish officials hope new weather tech will help in storm response and recovery
From our friends in the Louisiana Department of Insurance. The Office of Consumer Advocacy, within the Department of Insurance, is charged with informing, educating, assisting, and inspiring citizens to become more aware of the important role insurance plays their lives. We exist to serve the citizens of Louisiana. With yet another storm season approaching, the … Continue reading Policyholder Bill of Rights
Release Date: April 13, 2022 WASHINGTON -- Today, FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell delivered a speech on hurricane and disaster preparedness at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, Florida. Below is the Administrator’s speech as prepared for delivery. Hello, again! It is great to be with you today. I would like to thank the conference committee for inviting … Continue reading FEMA Administrator Deanne Criswell Speaks at National Hurricane Conference
The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program invites you to attend the SBIR Showcase for First Responders on Wednesday March 30, 2022 from 1 – 4:30 p.m. ET.
from the FEMA newsroom here Release Date: August 5, 2021 FEMA makes hazard mitigation program funds from coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic available nationwide WASHINGTON – President Biden today approved more than $3.46 billion to increase resilience to the impacts of climate change nationwide. This significant investment will be available for natural hazard mitigation measures across the … Continue reading Biden Administration Commits Historic $3.46 Billion in Hazard Mitigation Funds to Reduce Effects of Climate Change
We have all heard the term doxing before, but what does it really mean? Why is it important to me? Doxing refers to the internet-based practice of gathering an individual’s personally identifiable information (PII)—or an organization’s sensitive information— from open source or compromised material and publishing it online for malicious purposes. Although doxing can be … Continue reading What is Doxing?
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 of property damage or other eligible losses in May due to severe storms, tornadoes and flooding. The deadline to apply for assistance … Continue reading One Week Remains for Homeowners, Renters and Businesses to Apply for Federal Disaster Assistance