Sunday, May 20, 2018

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Cook County DHSEM Rolls Out Cybersecurity Training to Protect Residents' Information

In recognition of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Cook County Board of Commissioners passed a cybersecurity resolution, to train and educate county employees to safeguard against cyber threats. The Cook County Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management and the Cook County Bureau of Technology are collaborating with SANS Institute and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC) to provide federally-funded training to the county’s workforce. 

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Cook County to Receive $13.9 Million to Aid Recovery From Spring Flooding


Cook County will receive $13.9 million dollars to support local recovery efforts following the spring’s powerful storms and flooding. The grants are provided through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program, which is designed to support long-term disaster recovery. 

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