- 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.