State Journal-Register: New bill would set a dangerous precedent for cybersecurity in Illinois
By Paul Paget
“We live in exciting times when Internet-connected products are enabling surgeons to operate on patients from thousands of miles away and traffic sensors on roads, light poles and buildings talk to cars to reduce daily commute times and bring you home safely to your family.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing society as we know it. And, it is happening quickly. Connected objects and products are critical to our daily lives. But that integration poses new security and privacy challenges. In the coming years, billions of interconnected products will interface and communicate with each other — from autonomous vehicles to smart cities and artificial intelligence.”