FBI Issues ‘High-Impact’ Cyber Attack Warning—What You Need To Know

FBI Issues ‘High-Impact’ Cyber Attack Warning—What You Need To Know

by Davey Winder, Forbes

Be it the prohibition-era gangsters of the 1920s or the global war on terrorism, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has been the primary U.S. investigative agency of the federal government with a responsibility to protect the nation. As part of what the FBI describes as being “a unique dual responsibility, to prevent harm to national security as the nation’s domestic intelligence agency and to enforce federal laws as the nation’s principal law enforcement agency,” it has increasingly had to deal with the cyber threat.

One “high impact” and ongoing cyber threat has become such a critical concern that on October 2, the FBI issued a warning to U.S businesses and organizations.

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