Willis supporting stronger protections against ID theft
State. Rep. Kathleen Willis (R-77th) said Wednesday she is joining Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and House colleagues in sponsoring legislation to strengthen security requirements for websites and other storers of personal financial information.
“I am proud to support this legislation because as technology advances, we need to make sure consumers’ personal information is protected against hackers and other criminals,” Willis said. “This legislation is a good step to make sure that tougher measures are in place to help protect our citizens.”
“As we hear more and more stories of major retailers experiencing data breaches where millions of people’s financial information is stolen, it is vital that we are being proactive in protecting our financial security,” Willis said. “I’m proud to be working on this legislation with the attorney general's office because consumers deserve to know that action is being taken to keep their personal and financial information secure.”