Charles Burton

  • Technology Director
  • Calcasieu Parish, USA

Charles Burton has led technology teams in Louisiana government for 20 years and is currently the Calcasieu Parish Technology Director. Data Center and communication modernization projects along with Cybersecurity programs have been some of his successful accomplishments with disaster recovery being one of the more challenging success stories. He holds a Masters in Cybersecurity and bachelor’s in computer science. His certificates include ITIL, PMP, CGCIO, CISSP, CompTIA as well as Microsoft certificates.

Mr. Burton serves on several boards and committees at the State and Local level, he speaks at conferences and advises on the topics of Cybersecurity & Technology. Mr. Burton is involved in several community organizations where he resides in Lake Charles, LA with his wife and family.


  • Strategic Resilience Planning

    Being prepared for the changing threat environment can benefit greatly in mitigating its impact on infrastructure and the broader community, ensuring resilience, safety and security. How to we develop and plan the best resilience strategies within our CI community? Through discpline in information sharing and making infrastructure preparedness personal, we can help to build resilience into our infrastructures that benefit the whole community.