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New York Sets Cyber Command Center to Coordinate State Security

Feb. 22, 2022, 10:55 PM

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is establishing a cybersecurity command center to coordinate state efforts to anticipate potential hacking threats and respond to incidents.

The Joint Security Operations Center in Brooklyn is first-of-its-kind in the U.S., Hochul’s office said in a statement. The center will host cyber trainings and exercises over the coming months, the office said.

“There is a new type of emerging risk that threatens our daily lives, and just as we improved our physical security infrastructure in the aftermath of 9/11, we must now transform how we approach cybersecurity with that same rigor and seriousness,” Hochul (D) ...