Shreveport to host cybersecurity summit

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SHREVEPORT, La. (KTAL/KMSS) – The National Governor’s Association cybersecurity summit will kick off Tuesday in Shreveport.

Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards and Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson are co-chairs of the National Governors Association’s Resource Center for State Cybersecurity.

The two-day event will look at states’ efforts to protect themselves against cyber threats; trends in state cybersecurity strategies; how to train the next generation of cybersecurity professionals; safeguarding the electric grid; and statewide disaster planning, among other topics.

The NGA’s Resource Center for State Cybersecurity provides governors of the 55 states and territories with resources, tools and policy guidance to help craft and implement effective state cybersecurity policies and practices.

WHEN: 8:30 a.m. May 14, 2019, through 5 p.m. May 15.
WHERE: Hilton Shreveport, 104 Market Street, Shreveport, Louisiana 71101.

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