These cyber-attacks are perpetrated by sophisticated criminals who tap into many of the technologies used by American farmers such as field sensors and equipment software, and these events are becoming more pronounced.
In recent years, America’s digital infrastructure has become a core vulnerability as international conflicts migrate online, and cyberwarfare becomes an ever-present threat to our nation’s security.
It’s not just temporary gridlock; supply chain issues are expected to persist through 2023, further jeopardizing crucial infrastructure and making it a prime target for a cyberattack.
While the effects of the Ukraine war on world peace and stability remain to be seen and while a larger conflict involving other nations including the U.S. could soon become a reality, the uncomfortable truth is that we are already at war.
Manufacturing companies were far down the list of the most targeted sectors for cyberattacks as recently as 2018, but this changed rapidly. By 2019 manufacturing had moved up to the eighth most targeted sector and in 2021 it moved into second place (behind finance).
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Bad actors online love to prey on tragedy and fear to make a profit. Unfortunately, it seems as though coronavirus is no exception, and there are phishing emails circulating designed to capitalize on the worldwide pandemic. With the world in a panic, everyone should be even more vigilant when it comes to cybersecurity than ever.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND: CEOs, CFOs, Presidents and financial decision makers. WHEN: Thursday, August 15th 2019 from 12:00-12:30pm CT The digital threats that our country’s businesses face on a daily…
The growing threat of cyberattacks is a huge cause for concern. According to some of the country’s foremost intelligence experts, the U.S. may encounter a massive cyberattack on the horizon. An attack of this scale is predicted to cause damage comparable to a Category 5 hurricane, where everything from vehicles to pacemakers could be compromised. The country needs to be ready – and not just the public sector. Private businesses, regardless of size, would be taking an extreme risk if the necessary precautions are not put into place.