Cyber security is the focus of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency?s preparedness campaign for the month of October.  Cyber security includes backing up important data, having strong passwords, not opening suspicious emails, and teaching kids what to watch out for online.

It also means being safe when shopping over the internet, says IEMA spokesperson Patti Thompson.

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Thompson says businesses should also have a cyber security plan that protects the company, customers and employees. For more tips, click on the link at this story at

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