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The Internet has improved communication, innovation, and access to information, but its largely open and unregulated nature means New York City and other municipal governments are more vulnerable to the hazards associated with cybersecurity threats and incidents.

As cybercriminals become more sophisticated in the future, New York City’s vulnerability to cyber-attacks may change significantly. Looking ahead, New York City government and organizations are using increasingly innovative security measures to protect systems and citizens.

Find out more about cyber incidents:

Cyber Threats – Bibliography