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New York City Opens Cyberattack Defense Center

Discussions about the cyber initiative began in 2017, when a handful of local leaders in the law enforcement, intelligence and security communities assessed how New York City would respond if a terrorist attacked its water supply, Mr. Vance said. New York would need to be mobilized instantaneously, and yet at the time, there was no group organized to convene in the event of a cyberattack, Mr. Vance said.

D.A. Vance Delivers Remarks at Cityforum Cybersecurity Summit

“Cybercrime losses for the year 2020 are estimated at nearly one trillion dollars – almost double the loss incurred just two years before. As we survey this young decade, this virtual but very real menace is – and I believe will continue to be – one of the greatest, non-COVID threats to our companies, institutions, residents, and way of life.”