Treasurer accepts Patriot Award, touts office’s cyber security

Illinois Treasurer Michael Frerichs doesn’t worry about taxpayers’ information in his office systems being hacked or glitched.

He said that’s because of cyber security employees like Joseph Daniels, a sergeant in the Illinois National Guard who has worked in the Treasurer’s Office since 2018 and nominated Frerichs for the Patriot Award — which Frerichs accepted Friday — for being flexible with Daniels’ schedule when he is deployed.

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