NYC Secure is a pioneering cybersecurity initiative aimed at protecting all New Yorkers online.

NYC Secure

NYC Secure will defend New Yorkers from malicious cyber activity on mobile devices and across public Wi-Fi networks, while maintaining your privacy.

NYC Secure

New Yorkers deserve safe access to the Internet because safety is an essential service, not a luxury. Read Mayor Bill de Blasio's Press Release here.

NYC Secure

Mobile Protection.
Stay secure on the go.

NYC Secure offers a free City-sponsored app that warns you if your mobile device encounters a suspected threat and recommends options to help keep your device safe. All with the utmost protection of your privacy.

Available summer 2018 on iOS and Android.

Wi-Fi Protection.
Stay secure as you browse.

Advanced technology to help protect your devices from malicious Internet content is rolling out across NYC free public Wi-Fi networks throughout 2018.

For more information on this technology, and how to set it up at home, click here.

FAQ.
Asked. And Answered.

NYC Secure, led by New York City Cyber Command, helps keep New Yorkers and visitors safe while navigating their online lives. It is the first cybersecurity program of its kind launched by any major city in the world.

NYC Secure helps defend New Yorkers from malicious cyber activity online and on mobile devices, on NYC free public wi-fi networks, and more.

With each passing year, more and more people are using mobile devices as the primary way they access the Internet.

New Yorkers deserve safe access to the Internet because safety is an essential service, not a luxury.

New York City believes in protecting the rights of every citizen. So NYC Secure puts individual, personal privacy first. All efforts developed under this initiative are specifically designed not to access any personally identifiable information, and operate under a strict privacy policy and technical controls, with regular monitoring and enforcement.