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New Arkansas Cyber Advisory Council Already Assessing, Responding to Risks

Arkansas Department of Transformation and Shared Services

The mission of the new council, appointed by Gov. Asa Hutchinson in early summer, is to identify cybersecurity risks in Arkansas and to manage such threats. The council, which has met once so far, reports findings and recommendations to the governor, but such details are not released to the public for security purposes. Jonathan Askins, Chief Technology Officer within the Arkansas Department of Transformation and Shared Services' Division of Information Systems provides insight.

Jacqueline Froelich is an investigative reporter and news producer for Ozarks at Large.
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