Defending Against Ransomware on OT Systems and Critical Infrastructure

Date: June 20, 2023

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Ransomware attacks are surging, with major companies like SolarWinds, Colonial Pipeline and JBS Foods caught in the crosshairs in the last few years. But ransomware isn’t just an IT problem, where threat actors are trying to steal confidential information or user data. Attackers are looking for pain points where they can extract the greatest amount of money in the least amount of time. That’s why they are increasingly targeting industrial control systems, OT operations and critical infrastructure. Why is ransomware on the rise, and what can be done about it? This webcast will examine the rising tide of ransomware and how your organization can step up to protect it’s critical OT/ICS operations, without risking human safety, creating downtime or endangering the financial bottom line.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand why ransomware is on the rise
  • Learn why OT/ICS systems and critical infrastructure are particularly vulnerable
  • Determine how teams can harden their cyber systems
  • Understand steps organizations can take to increase cyber hygiene and deter attackers