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File #: 17-2732    Version: Name: STATUS UPDATES ON COOK COUNTY INFORMATION SECURITY
Type: Resolution Status: Approved
File created: 4/6/2017 In control: Technology and Innovation Committee
On agenda: 4/12/2017 Final action: 5/10/2017
Title: PROPOSED RESOLUTION STATUS UPDATES ON COOK COUNTY INFORMATION SECURITY WHEREAS, on June 18, 2014, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the 1st Cook County Information Security Ordinance and in turn the Information Security Framework for all County agencies; and WHEREAS, Cook County has a responsibility to its residents to ensure that the information entrusted to the many agencies that make up this government is safe, secure, and protected from unauthorized access, use, or destruction, which was the impetus for crafting said ordinance; and WHEREAS, the County is in the process of modernizing its technology infrastructure, we must ensure that the considerable amount of data and information maintained throughout our government is protected by continually updating our information security framework to defend against cyber threats which are increasing in complexity and intensity; and WHEREAS, although the ordinance requires the Chief Information Security Officer (CISOCIO) to...
Sponsors: JOHN A. FRITCHEY

PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO FILE ID 17-2732

Technology and Innovation Committee 5-9-2017

 

Sponsored by: JOHN A. FRITCHEY, Cook County Board of Commissioners

 

PROPOSED RESOLUTION

 

STATUS UPDATES ON COOK COUNTY INFORMATION SECURITY

 

WHEREAS, on June 18, 2014, the Cook County Board of Commissioners approved the 1st Cook County Information Security Ordinance and in turn the Information Security Framework for all County agencies; and

 

WHEREAS, Cook County has a responsibility to its residents to ensure that the information entrusted to the many agencies that make up this government is safe, secure, and protected from unauthorized access, use, or destruction, which was the impetus for crafting said ordinance; and

 

WHEREAS, the County is in the process of modernizing its technology infrastructure, we must ensure that the considerable amount of data and information maintained throughout our government is protected by continually updating our information security framework to defend against cyber threats which are increasing in complexity and intensity; and

 

WHEREAS, although the ordinance requires the Chief Information Security Officer (CISOCIO) to present an the Chief Information Security Officer's annual report to the Cook County Board of Commissioners, it would be beneficial to have the County Board updated on a regular basis on important information security matters via the Technology and Innovation Committee;

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the President and the Cook County Board of Commissioners does herby request that the Chief Information Security Officer deliver and present status updates on the state of information security in Cook County government; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that said status updates be delivered to the Board of Commissioners via the Technology and Innovation committee semi-annually, beginning in May June of the FY2017 fiscal year.

 

Effective Date. This resolution shall take effect immediately upon adoption.