Governor Kathy Hochul on August 9, 2023 announced New York’s first-ever statewide cybersecu
“Our interconnected world demands an interconnected defense leveraging every resource available,” said Governor Hochul. “This strategy sets forth a nation-leading blueprint to ensure New York State stands ready and resilient in the face of cyber threats.”
The strategy unifies New York’s cybersecurity services in order to safeguard critical infrastructure, personal information and digital assets from malicious actors. It also provides a framework to align the actions and resources of both private and public stakeholders, including county and other local governments.
New York’s cybersecurity strategy is not just about protecting digital assets. It is about ensuring the safety and security of all New Yorkers and maintaining our ability to function and thrive in the digital age. From the State employees who deliver digital services to the residents who access and rely on them, the strength of the State’s cyber defense impacts all New Yorkers. This strategy highlights the Governor’s commitment to cybersecurity, not just for State Government systems but for New Yorkers everywhere, as a core responsibility of the State.
Governor Hochul announced her commitment to bolster New York State’s centralized cybersecurity