Gov. Andrew Cuomo urged New Yorkers to remain vigilant after federal law enforcement officers arrested a Rochester man suspected of providing material support for an Islamic State attack on New Year’s Eve.

The attack was planned for an unnamed Rochester restaurant or bar that had been chosen by Emanuel Lutchman, who was reportedly radicalized while serving time in prison.

Lutchman was arrested by the FBI after he purchased ski masks, knives, duct tape and latex gloves from a Walmart on Tuesday.

In an interview on Time Warner Cable News, Cuomo said the arrest was part of a “new normal.”

“This is something that is going to be an ongoing challenge,” he said. “It is something everyone needs to keep in mind.”

In subsequent statement, Cuomo precautions were being taken to keep the state safe during New Year’s Eve festivities.

“Today law enforcement did their job well – but the challenges we face have never been greater, and it is incumbent on every citizen to be diligent and responsible,” Cuomo said. “I want to reassure all New Yorkers and our state’s visitors that we are taking every precaution to keep people safe, and are in regular contact with our partners in both the federal government and local communities, statewide.”