The Industrial Cyber Myth: It’s No Fantasy
As threats become more sophisticated, the industry is still playing catch-up.
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As cyber attacks targeting industry, utilities and infrastructure becomes everyday news we will also see an increase in cyber-criminality focusing on extortion. Even if an attacker "just" show that they can enter and read data doesn’t mean that the financial harm can’t be substantial. Today, everyone is (or should be) aware of the damage leaked emails can do, for instance highlighted by the Sony Entertainment hack. How much will anyone willingly pay to avoid that? And how much would someone pay to avoid a factory break down like the German steel mill incident?