Illinois Governor Signs Law Mandating Cybersecurity Training for State Employees

CyberPrivacy Brief:

  • On August 7th, Republican Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 2371 into law that requires state employees to receive mandatory cybersecurity training, CBS Chicago reports.
  • In signing the bill, the Governor stated that “cybersecurity is no longer just an IT issue. It is a public safety issue, and we will do all we can to protect the residents and infrastructure of our state.”

A Politico interactive graph highlights which states provide mandatory or voluntary cybersecurity training for public sector employees.

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