Forget about Colonial Pipeline and JBS. A coordinated cyber attack on U.S. agriculture could, in short order, lead to foot shortages and hunger in the U.S. and abroad. And history has shown us that when food gets scarce, things get ugly – fast. How likely is such an attack? More likely than you might think, says Rob Wood of NCC Group, our guest on this week’s podcast.
Criminal gangs swoop in on unsuspecting merchants to seize their goods. Behind the scenes, rival nations turn a blind eye or offer them safe harbor, in exchange for cooperation. Sound familiar? It should.
Intel 471 CISO Brandon Hoffman joins us to to discuss Darkside, the ransomware group that attacked the Colonial Pipeline, why the crew may have bitten off more than it can chew and what the attack says about the state of America’s Critical Infrastructure.
Cyber attacks meant to disrupt the 2020 presidential election in the US were a foregone conclusion. But two weeks and more than 140 million votes later, predictions of cyber attacks on the U.S. presidential election have fallen flat. What happened?
Election day is almost here. After years of warnings, are state and local governments ready for what Russia, Iran or any number of ransomware gangs have in store for them?