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The world's largest meat processing company has been forced to shut down operations due to a ransomware attack this week, with one-fifth of U.S. beef production being wiped out. Will we continue to see these types of attacks on high-profile pieces of infrastructure moving forward? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57318965

The world's largest meat processing company has been forced to shut down operations due to a ransomware attack this week, with one-fifth of U.S. beef production being wiped out. Will we continue to see these types of attacks on high-profile pieces of infrastructure moving forward? https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-57318965

Top Comment: Companies often don't invest in Cyber because it's a cost that's not directly related to revenue. However, when you ar. View poll results (170 responses)

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Anonymous Author
Companies often don't invest in Cyber because it's a cost that's not directly related to revenue. However, when you are a victim of a cyber attack then its link to revenue becomes real . . . .especially when your customers walk out the door and join your competition.
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Anonymous Author
 Was curious if you had any thoughts around this in relation to your industry. Do these types of ransomware attacks often affect the production equipment specifically?
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Anonymous Author
Without a doubt these deplorable acts will continue. Our overstretched and overly optimized global supply chains have become too fragile, and many critical infrastructure components are too exposed. It's likely to require coordinated efforts on a local and global level to put a serious dent into it.
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