As election looms, Louisiana lawmakers return for session

The Montana Standard | April 08, 2019

Only months away from a statewide election, Louisiana lawmakers open their annual legislative session Monday squabbling over finances, readying for repeat hot-topic debates and striving to draw their voters' attention. The 60-day regular session begins at noon. Gov. John Bel Edwards speaks to a joint gathering of the House and Senate an hour later. While the session features none of the fears of deep, damaging cuts that marked budget debates for the last decade, financial feuds remain front and center. The Democratic governor and House Republican leaders are at loggerheads about how much the state should spend in the budget year starting July 1. One thing that appears certain is whatever spending plan reaches the governor's desk will contain a teacher pay raise. Republicans and Democrats alike have expressed support for the $1,000 salary boost proposed by the governor, even if they disagree over details of how to allocate the money.

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Cyber intelligence is the comprehensive assessment of an adversary’s capabilities, intentions, and activities in the cyber domain, and using that assessment to inform an organization’s cybersecurity posture. In this paper, “adversary” could apply to an incredibly broad range of cyber actors, to include both state and non-state entities, as well as transnational criminal organizations, marketplace competitors, and “lone wolf” cybercriminals and hacktivists. The collective thread among them is a motivation to infiltrate an organization’s networks and steal, modify or corrupt data for purposes that could compromise the organization’s security, diminish its commercial footing and/or disrupt its day-to-day operations. Today, cyber is increasingly the domain of first resort for adversaries, who enjoy low costs of entry with high rates of effectiveness. To combat this threat landscape, cyber intelligence enables organizations to become better informed about the types of attacks they face, proactively defend against those attacks, and manage enterprise, data and transactional risk more effectively.

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Cyber intelligence is the comprehensive assessment of an adversary’s capabilities, intentions, and activities in the cyber domain, and using that assessment to inform an organization’s cybersecurity posture. In this paper, “adversary” could apply to an incredibly broad range of cyber actors, to include both state and non-state entities, as well as transnational criminal organizations, marketplace competitors, and “lone wolf” cybercriminals and hacktivists. The collective thread among them is a motivation to infiltrate an organization’s networks and steal, modify or corrupt data for purposes that could compromise the organization’s security, diminish its commercial footing and/or disrupt its day-to-day operations. Today, cyber is increasingly the domain of first resort for adversaries, who enjoy low costs of entry with high rates of effectiveness. To combat this threat landscape, cyber intelligence enables organizations to become better informed about the types of attacks they face, proactively defend against those attacks, and manage enterprise, data and transactional risk more effectively.

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