SPRINGFIELD – Governor JB Pritzker has extended the Illinois Cyber Security Commission’s executive order to support coordination across all levels of government to enhance cyber security. The Commission will continue working to protect valuable information by disrupting cyber-attacks and developing training exercises for critical infrastructure partners and cyber response teams. They will also partner with the public sector including agencies responsible for healthcare, water, and wastewater systems.
“Here in Illinois, we take new and emerging malicious cyber threats very seriously,” said Governor Pritzker.
The Illinois Cybersecurity Commission now includes the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, the Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology, the Illinois Attorney General, the Adjutant General of the Illinois National Guard, the Illinois State Police, the Illinois Commerce Commission, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, the Illinois Department of Revenue, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, the U.S. Secret Service, the Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency, the Statewide Terrorism and Intelligence Center, and a representative from the Office of the Governor.