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20 ILCS 1375/5-25

    (20 ILCS 1375/5-25)
    Sec. 5-25. Responsibilities.
    (a) The Secretary shall:
        (1) appoint a Statewide Chief Information Security
    
Officer pursuant to Section 5-20;
        (2) provide the Office with the staffing and
    
resources deemed necessary by the Secretary to fulfill the responsibilities of the Office;
        (3) oversee statewide information security policies
    
and practices, including:
            (A) directing and overseeing the development,
        
implementation, and communication of statewide information security policies, standards, and guidelines;
            (B) overseeing the education of State agency
        
personnel regarding the requirement to identify and provide information security protections commensurate with the risk and magnitude of the harm resulting from the unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, or destruction of information in a critical information system;
            (C) overseeing the development and implementation
        
of a statewide information security risk management program;
            (D) overseeing State agency compliance with the
        
requirements of this Section;
            (E) coordinating Information Security policies
        
and practices with related information and personnel resources management policies and procedures; and
            (F) providing an effective and efficient process
        
to assist State agencies with complying with the requirements of this Act.
    (b) The Statewide Chief Information Security Officer shall:
        (1) serve as the head of the Office and ensure the
    
execution of the responsibilities of the Office as set forth in subsection (c) of Section 5-15, the Statewide Chief Information Security Officer shall also oversee State agency personnel with significant responsibilities for information security and ensure a competent workforce that keeps pace with the changing information security environment;
        (2) develop and recommend information security
    
policies, standards, procedures, and guidelines to the Secretary for statewide adoption and monitor compliance with these policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures through periodic testing;
        (3) develop and maintain risk-based, cost-effective
    
information security programs and control techniques to address all applicable security and compliance requirements throughout the life cycle of State agency information systems;
        (4) establish the procedures, processes, and
    
technologies to rapidly and effectively identify threats, risks, and vulnerabilities to State information systems, and ensure the prioritization of the remediation of vulnerabilities that pose risk to the State;
        (5) develop and implement capabilities and procedures
    
for detecting, reporting, and responding to information security incidents;
        (6) establish and direct a statewide information
    
security risk management program to identify information security risks in State agencies and deploy risk mitigation strategies, processes, and procedures;
        (7) establish the State's capability to sufficiently
    
protect the security of data through effective information system security planning, secure system development, acquisition, and deployment, the application of protective technologies and information system certification, accreditation, and assessments;
        (8) ensure that State agency personnel, including
    
contractors, are appropriately screened and receive information security awareness training;
        (9) convene meetings with agency heads and other
    
State officials to help ensure:
            (A) the ongoing communication of risk and risk
        
reduction strategies,
            (B) effective implementation of information
        
security policies and practices, and
            (C) the incorporation of and compliance with
        
information security policies, standards, and guidelines into the policies and procedures of the agencies;
        (10) provide operational and technical assistance to
    
State agencies in implementing policies, principles, standards, and guidelines on information security, including implementation of standards promulgated under subparagraph (A) of paragraph (3) of subsection (a) of this Section, and provide assistance and effective and efficient means for State agencies to comply with the State agency requirements under this Act;
        (11) in coordination and consultation with the
    
Secretary and the Governor's Office of Management and Budget, review State agency budget requests related to Information Security systems and provide recommendations to the Governor's Office of Management and Budget;
        (12) ensure the preparation and maintenance of plans
    
and procedures to provide cyber resilience and continuity of operations for critical information systems that support the operations of the State; and
        (13) take such other actions as the Secretary may
    
direct.
(Source: P.A. 100-611, eff. 7-20-18; 101-81, eff. 7-12-19.)