State Sen. Eric Koch to co-host Cybersecurity Conversation for Brown and Monroe counties

STATEHOUSE — State Sen. Eric Koch (R-Bedford) will host a cybersecurity conversation on May 4 for Brown and Monroe counties with area legislators and the Indiana Office of Technology (IOT).

This conversation will be held at the Monroe County Public Library – Downtown from 10 a.m. until noon.  The elected officials and IOT will cover House Enrolled Act 1169 (2021) reporting requirements, the program and cyber-threat and attack prevention methods. The goal of the conversation is to support local officials in Brown and Monroe counties by discussing the importance of cybersecurity and sharing best practices on how to combat threats.

Senator Eric Koch

“Cybersecurity threats are growing, and we need to ensure Hoosiers, businesses and local governments have the proper tools and skills to beat these threats,” Koch said. “I look forward to joining my fellow legislators and the Indiana Office of Technology to collaborate with local leaders in Brown and Monroe counties on this important issue.”

IT professionals, county commissioners, city councilors, mayors, township trustees, treasurers, clerks, auditors, librarians and any other professionals working within the political subdivision are invited to this meeting. Attendees should RSVP to by May 2 with their name, title and email address.

Sen. Koch, chairman of the Senate Committee on Utilities, serves Senate District 44, which includes all or parts of Bartholomew, Brown, Jackson, Lawrence and Monroe counties.