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October 25, 2020

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DHS cites cyber challenges in ‘first-of-its-kind’ public assessment of threats to homeland

October 7, 2020 |
Charlie Mitchell

The Department of Homeland Security has released a “Homeland Threat Assessment” detailing nation-state and criminal challenges to the security of the United States in cyberspace as well as in the physical realm, a new product that Acting Secretary Chad Wolf said will deepen public understanding of DHS’ mission and threats DHS is trying to counter.

Threats to election security -- including attacks on critical infrastructure and disinformation -- and various efforts to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic are among the top...

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