Illinois catches nearly 2,700 drivers without insurance through new verification system
The system automatically verifies vehicle owners' registration status at random intervals.
Cook County, Illinois, moves out of 'stone age' with tax software
The county, which includes Chicago, expanded a new software platform that makes tax collections on a range of goods more efficient.
Modernization is like fixing an air conditioner, Illinois CISO says
Retiring legacy systems, Illinois CISO Adam Ford said during a CrowdStrike event, is like "replacing the air conditioner before it goes out."
Illinois lawmaker wants to ban digital license plates
As state law enforcement fights a rash of carjackings, lawmakers disagree on how far Illinois should go to track vehicles.
Former local broadband official gets two years prison for fraud scheme
A former treasurer of the Illinois Municipal Broadband Communications Association pleaded guilty to stealing $150,000 in funds for personal use.
Illinois officials say tech contract holding up availability of nonbinary IDs
A contract that doesn't expire until 2024 is holding up implementation of a 2019 law that would allow residents to identify as nonbinary on driver's licenses.
Digital ID means no more remembering old passwords, Illinois CIO says
Nobody wants to search for passwords — like the one used to register a boat — only used once every three years, Illinois acting CIO Jennifer Ricker said.
Illinois attorney general acknowledges ransomware attack
The attack, which involved the DoppelPaymer malware, came a few months after an audit of the office revealed weak cybersecurity practices.
Illinois to spend $80.5 million replacing 1970s data center
The new facility is just one piece of a $45 billion statewide capital improvement initiative called "Rebuilding Illinois."