Financial Services Superintendent Benjamin Lawsky, addressing a state Senate hearing Monday, says New York has "tempting targets" for computer crime as a national center of finance and business, citing some well publicized website attacks on American Express, JPMorgan Chase and Citigroup.
Senate Banking Committee Chairman Joseph Griffo says cybercrime is a major issue, one England now considers a greater threat than nuclear war.
Officials say the New York State Intelligence Center, run by state police, recently relocated to suburban Albany with the Center for Internet Security, a nonprofit contractor that monitors state agency and authority computer systems.
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