The strategy also revealed that there have been 25 Islamic-linked plots stopped in the UK since 2013, and four attacks foiled that were planned by right-wing extremists in the past year.
DHS and the Department of Commerce responded with the report Supporting the Growth and Sustainment of the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce, produced with input from federal agencies and the public, and its findings about the cybersecurity workforce are concerning.
On Monday, the Bank of Montreal and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce were both targeted by cyber attackers in what is believed to be the first significant assault on Canada’s banks.
The abrupt departure from previous policy has drawn criticism from immigration experts who say it is likely to create problems for students.
The figures show that there have been over 50,000 illegal border crossings for two consecutive months, compared to just 15,716 in April 2017, which DHS described as underscoring the continuing security crisis along the Southwest border.