Bill Text: IL HB2371 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Enrolled

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Bill Title: Amends the Data Security on State Computers Act. Requires State employees to annually undergo training by the Department of Innovation and Technology concerning cybersecurity. Allows the Department to make the training an online course. Requires the training to include detecting phishing scams, preventing spyware infections and identity theft, and preventing and responding to data breaches. Allows the Department to adopt rules to implement the program.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 6-1)

Status: (Passed) 2017-08-08 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0040 [HB2371 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB2371-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning State government.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Data Security on State Computers Act is
5amended by adding Section 25 as follows:
6 (20 ILCS 450/25 new)
7 Sec. 25. Mandatory State employee training.
8 (a) As used in this Section, "employee" has the meaning
9ascribed to it in Section 1-5 of the State Officials and
10Employees Ethics Act, but does not include an employee of the
11legislative branch, the judicial branch, a public university of
12the State, or a constitutional officer other than the Governor.
13 (b) Every employee shall annually undergo training by the
14Department of Innovation and Technology concerning
15cybersecurity. The Department may, in its discretion, make the
16training an online course. The training shall include, but need
17not be limited to, detecting phishing scams, preventing spyware
18infections and identity theft, and preventing and responding to
19data breaches.
20 (c) The Department of Innovation and Technology may adopt
21rules to implement the requirements of this Section.
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