FBI warns of ransomware attacks targeting the food and agriculture sector

Security Affairs

FBI warns ransomware gangs are actively targeting organizations in the food and agriculture sector. Food and agriculture businesses victimized by ransomware suffer significant financial loss resulting from ransom payments, loss of productivity, and remediation costs.”

Seeds of Destruction: Cyber Risk Is Growing in Agriculture

The Security Ledger

In this episode of the podcast (#213): Molly Jahn of DARPA and University of Wisconsin joins us to talk about the growing cyber risk to the Food and Agriculture sector, as industry consolidation and precision agriculture combine to increase the chances of cyber disruption of food production.

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Top AI trends to expect in manufacturing, agriculture and government

Information Management Resources

While it’s impossible to predict the future with certainty, technologies that incorporate AI and automation are maturing at an incredibly rapid rate across some industries.

Where's the Beef? Ransomware Hit Highlights Cyber Problems

Data Breach Today

agricultural sector and food supply chain. Experts say the industry demands the level of security scrutiny given to the electrical grid and other critical infrastructure

“Edited by Laura Thornburgh,” Pioneer of Motion Picture Education

Unwritten Record

The films collected would focus on the resources and industries of the nation, region by region. Army Signal Corps United States Department of AgricultureToday, we take for granted that moving images are used to educate.

Thanks to Trump, more U.S. milk will be coming from robots

Information Management Resources

Robotics Agriculture industry Data managementAlong with immigrant worker worries, cheap credit and improvements in technology are coming together to tip the scales in favor of robotics on dairy farms.

Legendary Help: Providing Services to Farmers

Rocket Software

Farming is an essential industry. It’s an industry that’s been around since the beginning of civilization. For that reason though, many people don’t see farming as an innovative industry. At GWK, they prioritize innovating the industry that feeds us and powers our communities.

Two more cyber attacks hit Israel’s water facilities in June

Security Affairs

One of the attacks hit agricultural water pumps in upper Galilee, while the other one hit water pumps in the central province of Mateh Yehuda. According to local media, the targets of the attacks were small drainage installations in the agriculture sector.

Spotlight: Happy Birthday, West Virginia

Unwritten Record

Beautiful color footage captures the beauty of the state and highlights its natural resources and industry. During the height of steel production in West Virginia, the industry employed over 20 thousand in the state with the majority in the Northern Panhandle.

Australia: Consumer Data Right pipeline to cast a wide net

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

On 22 July 2021, the Treasury released a consultation paper setting out the target industry sectors that are proposed to become subject to the CDR after the implementation in the energy and telecommunications sectors is complete. agriculture. Authors: Anthony Lloyd , Alex Horder.

Telstra warns public trust will crumble unless access to data is limited

The Guardian Data Protection

Telstra Data protection Australia news Telecommunications industry Technology Privacy EncryptionTelco says diverse agencies accessing data through legal loophole need to follow the same process as law enforcement bodies Telstra has warned that public trust in the security of their data will be eroded if government agencies continue to be allowed access to it without appropriate authorisation.

Flaws in Realtek RTL8170C Wi-Fi module allow hijacking wireless communications

Security Affairs

The Realtek RTL8710C module is based on a Cortex M3 processor, it is used for several applications in many industries, including Agriculture, Automotive, Energy, Gaming, Healthcare, Industrial, Security, and Smart Home.

Iranian hackers access unsecured HMI at Israeli Water Facility

Security Affairs

Researchers from industrial cybersecurity firm OTORIO revealed that a group of Iranian hackers gained access to a un unprotected ICS at the Israeli Water Facility.

Israel announced to have foiled an attempted cyber-attack on defence firms

Security Affairs

“the attackers impersonated managers, CEOs and leading officials in HR departments… and contacted employees of leading defence industries in Israel.”

Episode 220: Unpacking The Kaseya Attack And Securing Device Identities on the IoT

The Security Ledger

» Related Stories Episode 218: Denial of Sustenance Attacks -The Cyber Risk To Agriculture Episode 215-2: Leave the Gun, Take the McFlurry Episode 214: Darkside Down: What The Colonial Attack Means For The Future of Ransomware.

High Severity DoS bug affects Several Yokogawa products

Security Affairs

A serious DoS flaw affects several industrial automation products manufactured by the Yokogawa Electric. Affected products are used in a broad range of industries worldwide, mainly in the energy, critical manufacturing, and food and agriculture sectors. The DoS vulnerability in several Yokogawa Electric products affects the Open Communication Driver for Vnet/IP, a real-time plant network system for process automation.

A Trip to the Hawaiian Islands

Unwritten Record

Agriculture was a major part of the economy of Hawaii, due in part to the year round warm climate. Agriculture is still an important industry in Hawaii, but tourism has eclipsed it as the main industry.

Microsoft warns of a large-scale BEC campaign to make gift card scam

Security Affairs

The attackers targeted organizations in multiple industries, including the consumer goods, process manufacturing and agriculture, real estate, discrete manufacturing, and professional services sectors.

HawkEye Keylogger is involved in attacks against business users

Security Affairs

“ In April 2019, threat actors launched numerous campaigns aimed at targeting industries such as transportation and logistics, healthcare, import and export, marketing, agriculture, and others. . Experts at IBM X-Force observed a new campaign involving the HawkEye keylogger in April and May 2019 aimed at business users. . Malware attacks leveraging a new variant of the HawkEye keylogger have been observed by experts at Talos.

INSIGHTS from SENTINEL

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

At Sentinel Insights 2021, the Thales flagship software monetization conference, industry-leading experts shared their insights on why and how innovative software licensing and packaging—the infrastructure behind the subscription economy—can be rocket fuel for your revenue. .

RG 263 CIA Published Maps: A Digitization Project In Progress

Unwritten Record

Many maps also show information regarding political, economic, and transportation features such as roads, railroads, communication lines, industries, agricultural crops, natural resources, boundaries, and military installations.

Working for the TVA

Unwritten Record

RG 142, Records of the Tennessee Valley Authority, Maps Relating to Agriculture. On May 18 th , 1933, Congress chartered the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), beginning one of Franklin D. Roosevelt’s first projects of his “New Deal” social welfare programs.

White House to Corporate America: Take Ransomware Threat Seriously

eSecurity Planet

REvil hasn’t taken credit for the JBS attack, but according to an NPR report , a representative of the group said in an interview in October 2020 that it was turning its attention to the agricultural sector. The National Security Council is sending a memo to U.S.

CCC Days at RoleModel Software: Part 2

Role Model Software

RoleModel Software has over 120 successful projects to date and they cover a lot of different industries and problem domains. This project was all about analyzing the industries that our software touches and what type of solutions they are (analytics, automation, process scaling, etc).

The Importance of “Legacy” in Colleges and Universities

Rocket Software

North Carolina Central University, NC Agricultural and Technical State University, Alcorn State University, Tennessee State University and East Carolina University. This has created a major disconnect between what the industry needs and what programmers are taught.

Hunting the ICEFOG APT group after years of silence

Security Affairs

The Icefog team also targeted companies in the energy industry in the US, threat actors used a custom backdoor dubbed “Fucobha”, which included exploits for both Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X. A security researcher found new evidence of activities conducted by the ICEFOG APT group, also tracked by the experts as Fucobha. Chi-en (Ashley) Shen, a senior security researcher at FireEye, collected evidence that demonstrates that China-linked APT group ICEFOG (aka Fucobha ) is still active.

Special Media Catalog Updates

Unwritten Record

General Radio Programs Recordings Relating to Secretaries of Agriculture, 3/8/1941 – 1/19/1993 (NAID 100989, Local Identifier 16-GENERALa) (1483 new item descriptions, no audio files).

DoppelPaymer, a fork of BitPaymer Ransomware, appeared in the threat landscape

Security Affairs

Cybercrime gang tracked as TA505 has been active since 2014 and focusing on Retail and Banking industries. This new variant was behind a series of ransomware campaigns beginning in June 2019, including attacks against the City of Edcouch, Texas and the Chilean Ministry of Agriculture.” Some of the crooks behind the Dridex Trojan have split from the gang and released a forked version of the BitPaymer ransomware dubbed DoppelPaymer.

50 Years Makes a Difference! How Film Research Has Changed Since the 1972 Conference on Audiovisual Archives

Unwritten Record

3] Cinema’s Military Industrial Complex.

US Government Accountability Office Releases New Report On The Internet of Things (IoT)

Privacy and Cybersecurity Law

The report was prepared by reviewing key reports and scientific literature describing current and developing IoT technologies and their uses, concentrating on consumers, industry, and the public sector, and interviewing agency officials from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Federal Communications Commission (FCC). These three components are common across the IoT industry, and serve as the bedrock foundation for understanding the security challenges facing the IoT space.

RoleModel Software’s New Chief Technology Officer: Caleb Woods

Role Model Software

In a very short period of time, by industry standards, CollegePlus internal systems were working with a single-sign-on service, and they had developed some pretty talented young software developers. Caleb’s first assignment in 2012 was to work with me on a pretty advanced project building a cloud-based data storage service for the Agricultural industry.

RFID Market – Global Forecast to 2023

RFID Global Solution, Inc.

Driven by lower prices of radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags, and increasing penetration of RFID technology in various industries, the RFID market is likely to witness high growth in coming years. End-user industries such as retail, logistics and supply chain, commercial, sports, healthcare and others. Animal Tracking/Agriculture. Deep-dive qualitative insights into industry trends & dynamics. MarketsandMarkets. June 2017.

The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn — How Digital Disruption is breeding new roles within the project and business landscape, are you ready for it?

AIIM

Digital project boards, virtual teams scattered across the globe; are all indicators of business reliance on this “fourth industrial revolution.” From industry data and anecdotal evidence, this tech utilization is on an exponential increase. New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) are impacting established industries such as the automotive and agriculture sectors.

The Emergence of the Elusive Digital Unicorn — How Digital Disruption is breeding new roles within the project and business landscape, are you ready for it?

AIIM

Digital project boards, virtual teams scattered across the globe; are all indicators of business reliance on this “fourth industrial revolution.” From industry data and anecdotal evidence, this tech utilization is on an exponential increase. New technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), the Internet of Things (IoT), and machine learning (ML) are impacting established industries such as the automotive and agriculture sectors.

CILIP?s third Chinese accreditation at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology

CILIP

The department is the third CILIP accredited learning provider in mainland China following Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou and Nanjing Agricultural University. CILIP?s s third Chinese accreditation at Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology (NUIST).

Summer Road Trip: Los Angeles

Unwritten Record

The weekly series consists of short features about travel, industry, history, geography, and agriculture. Los Angeles, the City of Angels, La-La-Land, Tinseltown, no matter what you call it, the city of Los Angeles has long been a center of commerce, culture, and entertainment in the United States. It is a must see on any road trip through California.

Mobile Libraries: Culture on the Go

Unwritten Record

Apart from its aims to extend cultural diplomacy, the activities in these centers were also an attempt to dispel rumors from foreign nations and accusations from Soviet authorities that the United States was purely industrial, with no inclination toward culture.

EU: Competition policy in the digital era (Part 1)

DLA Piper Privacy Matters

It should also be mentioned that just prior to the publication of the Report, more exactly in January 2019, the Commission organized a full-day conference on “Shaping competition policy in the era of digitisation” Attendants at this conference shared the impression that the majority of the interventions were “at charge”, advocating for more intervention in the digital industries.

Summer Road Trip: Chicago and Pittsburgh

Unwritten Record

While we enjoy the modern cosmopolitan sights, it’s fun to remember the lengthy history of the city as an agricultural and industrial hub. Though we wish we could spend more time here, we’re excited to head to another of city with a fascinating industrial history – Pittsburgh, here we come! The steel city, located at the junction the Allegheny, Monongahela, and Ohio Rivers was once the center of America’s steel industry. We head next to Chicago!

Knock, Knock; Who’s There? – IoT Device Identification & Data Integrity Is No Joke

Thales Cloud Protection & Licensing

The use of IoT technologies holds enormous potential in practically every segment of human enterprise – government, banking and finance, healthcare, retail, agriculture, and ecommerce to name a few. Maintaining the privacy of sensitive data is imperative in most industries. This is why many government and industry data security regulations and mandates call for a root of trust using certified hardware security modules (HSMs). The Internet of Things (IoT) is very crowded.