Cyberattacks on industrial control systems (ICS) jumped in 2022, with an 87% jump in ransomware attacks and a 35% increase in the number of ransomware groups targeting industrial control and operational technology (OT) systems, according to a report by Dragos Security.
A cyber attack has disrupted the operations of AGCO/Fendt, a major manufacturer of agricultural equipment, the company has acknowledged.
In this episode of the podcast (#227) we speak with Allan Liska, the head of the CSIRT at the firm Recorded Future. about the spate of attacks in recent months targeting food processing plants, grain cooperatives and other agriculture sector targets. Allan and I talk about the how these attacks are playing out and why, all of a sudden, the agriculture supply chain is under attack.
Pondurance CISO Dustin Hutchison joins me to talk about how companies can operationalize MDR within their environment.
With the attention given to the threats posed by ransomware, why do organizations still fall victim to these attacks? Max Henderson, the Manager of Incident Response at Pondurance joins us to talk about what companies get wrong in responding to ransomware and other threats.