Amanda Farnan
Press Secretary
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DoD Addresses Cybersecurity Threats from Adversaries

September 24, 2020

The International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) announced that critical infrastructure in the public and private sector were being targeted in cyber attacks, due largely to the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. Cybersecurity researchers have said that the current events have created a new set of opportunities for cybercriminals, and the total number of attacks has grown by as much as 300% this year.