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FBI Releases Updated 2020 Hate Crime Statistics

Modifications were made to Ohio’s hate crime data in the FBI’s database following the release. In turn, these updates affected the national hate crime totals

FBI Releases 2020 Statistics for Law Enforcement Officers Assaulted in the Line of Duty

44,421 officers were assaulted with personal weapons (e.g., hands, fists, or feet); 25.8% of these officers were injured.

Eric Velez-Villar Named Assistant Director of FBI’s Office of Private Sector

He had retired from the FBI in 2016 and served as a vice president for security at the Walt Disney Company and established a security consulting firm.

CISA, FBI, and NSA Release BlackMatter Ransomware Advisory to Help Organizations Reduce Risk of Attack

Cyber intrusions have targeted multiple U.S. critical infrastructure entities, including two U.S. food and agriculture sector organizations.

Ongoing Cyber Threats to U.S. Water and Wastewater Systems

Although cyber threats across critical infrastructure sectors are increasing, this advisory does not intend to indicate greater targeting of the WWS Sector versus others.

Cyber Criminals Using Spoofed Unemployment Benefit Websites to Defraud U.S. Public

Cyber criminals register website domains and email addresses to appear like those which legitimately facilitate the processing of unemployment benefits.

Fired FBI Official Andrew McCabe Wins Retirement Benefits and Back Pay in Settlement

The Justice Department demoted and then dismissed him on the eve of his 50th birthday in March 2018, when his FBI annuity would have vested.

DHS, DOJ Move Forward with Collaborative Strategy to Fight ‘Very Individualized’ Domestic Terror Threat

"Online content, disinformation, false narratives and conspiracy theories" fueling much of the violence today, DHS counterterrorism chief tells Congress.
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