A recent cyberattack targeting the world’s largest meat processor, JBS, points to a disturbing new reality: our nations’ critical infrastructures and supply chains are being targeted because they are not identifying the cyber risks that matter most to their operations, says Miles Tappin, Vice President of EMEA at cyber risk platform ThreatConnect.
Coming so soon after the ransomware attack against Colonial Pipeline where its perpetrators got away with $4 million in ransom money, it is becoming clearer by the day that there is an urgent need for critical infrastructure owners to adopt a risk-led cybersecurity program. Despite the increase in these high-profile attacks, major firms are still not having the proper risk conversations between their cybersecurity experts and their business executives.
Written by Miles Tappin, VP of EMEA at ThreatConnect. Read the full story here: https://www.professionalsecurity.co.uk/news/interviews/long-overdue-conversation-about-risk/