January 24, 2020
Professor warns, food sector will be on front lines in cyber conflict
The food and agriculture sector is in the cross-hairs of international cyber adversaries just like every other critical infrastructure, according to Auburn University professor Robert Norton, who is urging agri-businesses of all sizes to “empower yourself” through information sharing, workforce training and other steps.
“The food supply is a target of adversaries,” said Norton, who has written extensively on the food supply chain, including the possibility that it could be targeted in a conflict with China. “Many of the problems...