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Securing the State

Cybersecurity Awareness

In today's hybrid work environment, users are more susceptible than ever to attacks like phishing and social engineering. Cybercriminals know this and are constantly changing tactics to exploit new vulnerabilities. Check out some resources below to keep you cyber safe.

State of Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology offers a comprehensive course that can be utilized by the public based on our own mandated training. We offer a modified PDF version of our course and an editable word document that can be further modified to meet organization needs.

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Multi-factor authentication (MFA) – it is an authentication method in which a computer user is granted access only after successfully presenting two or more pieces of evidence (or factors) to an authentication mechanism that involves something the user and only the user knows.

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This page offers helpful resources to the public and Local Governments that can be used and shared to the benefit of those that need or want it.  These resources come from a variety of sources such as, but not limited to, Multi-State Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISACS) and the State of Illinois Department of Innovation and Technology.

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DoIT operates within a policy framework that establishes guidelines and operational requirements.   Services and products are provided and supported while adhering to standards that facilitate risk awareness, a security based focus and operational consistency while leveraging a wide range of information technology resources. 

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