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OMV Hack (2023)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2023-06-23

Duration: 00:05:18

Subjects: Computer security | Technology | Louisiana. Office of Motor Vehicles


  • St. Cyr, Kara Host
  • Tingle, Casey Interviewee


This segment from the June 23, 2023, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Kara St. Cyr’s report on the massive hack of a software vendor used by the Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles that impacted the state’s motor vehicle records. She interviews Casey Tingle, the director of the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP), who discusses the cyberattack and how Louisiana residents can protect themselves from identity theft.