Food and beverage cyber attacks
What’s inside the Food and beverage cyber attacks report?
The food and beverages industry is highly susceptible to cyberthreats with serious cybersecurity ramifications. Owing to its wide attack surface, the industry is an easy target for cybercriminals.
Several cybersecurity incidents targeting this sector highlight the urgent need for cyber resilience in this space.
This is especially true for organizations experiencing rapid and heavy digitalization or combating vulnerabilities arising out of legacy technology systems.
The industry relies heavily on contracting arrangements for manufacturing, food processing, and packaging.
While companies in this sector are enthused with digital adoption, the rapid proliferation of technology has significantly expanded their attack surface making them attractive to threat actors.
Key takeaways include, from the report, are :
- Risk factors, notable cyberattacks, and breaches affecting the food and beverages sector
- Common threats vectors and threat actors leveraging them to target the food industry
- Security controls that help safeguard organizations against cybercrime targeting the Food and Beverages industry vertical