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GOVERNOR BRUCE RAUNER IS UNVEILING A NEW CYBERSECURITY PLAN FOR THE STATE OF ILLINOIS. 
 
GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS THE STATE IS BEHIND THE TIMES WHEN IT COMES TO TECHNOLOGY AND SECURITY, AND NOTES THAT ONE OF THE BIGGEST RISKS RIGHT NOW IS CYBER ATTACKS.
 
 
THE PLAN INCLUDES MODERNIZING THE STATE’S COMPUTER INFRASTRUCTURE, AND DEFENDING AGAINST THE VERY REAL THREAT OF CYBER ATTACKS SAYS STATE DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY’S KIRK LONBOM.
 
 
LONBOM SAYS THEY WILL BE WORKING TO PREVENT ATTACKS AND RAISE AWARENESS AMONG END USERS ON WHAT THEY CAN DO TO KEEP INFORMATION SECURE.
 
COMPTROLLER SUSANA MENDOZA IS CRITICIZING STATE MONEY BEING SPENT ON THIS WHEN OTHER BILLS AREN'T BEING PAID, BUT GOVERNOR RAUNER SAYS CYBERSECURITY NEEDS TO BE A PRIORITY EVEN IN TOUGH FISCAL TIMES.

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