Strengthening Cybersecurity in the Food Industry

Helpful Facts

  • The FBI recommends food businesses implement comprehensive cybersecurity frameworks to manage and mitigate cyber risks effectively.
  • Conducting regular security audits helps identify and address vulnerabilities, particularly in older industrial control systems.
  • Training employees to recognize phishing attempts and other common cyber threats is essential to reduce organizational vulnerabilities.
  • Best practices include using multi-factor authentication, encrypting sensitive data, regularly updating systems, and having a robust incident response plan.
  • These measures help protect the food supply chain, ensure operational continuity, and maintain consumer trust.