Federal Agencies Faced Fewer Cyberattacks in 2018, Report Finds

The number of cyber incidents targeting federal agencies dropped last year, according to a new report released by the Trump administration.

The congressionally mandated report released by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) found more than 31,000 cyberattacks against federal agencies in fiscal 2018, a nearly 12 percent drop from the previous year.

Officials said 2018 also marked the first recorded year with no reported cyber incident that could be considered a “major incident” — one that could result in significant harm to national security, foreign relations or the economy.

Read more at The Hill

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