Cybersecurity



Assessing Cybersecurity Following String of Hacks

The world’s largest meat processing company, JBS, has resumed production following a cyberattack. This is the latest in a string of ransomware attacks, which has raised concerns over cyber infrastructure. One America’s Stephanie Myers spoke with cybersecurity expert Vinny Troia, the CEO of Night Lion Security, to get his take on the matter.




FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2020 file photo, a worker heads into the JBS meatpacking plant in Greeley, Colo. A weekend ransomware attack on the world’s largest meat company is disrupting production around the world just weeks after a similar incident shut down a U.S. oil pipeline. The White House confirms that Brazil-based meat processor JBS SA notified the U.S. government Sunday, May 30, 2021, of a ransom demand from a criminal organization likely based in Russia. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

JBS reportedly getting back online after cyber hack

The world’s largest meat supplier said it has resumed most production after a cyber attack shutdown operations in the U.S., Canada and Australia. On Wednesday, JBS employees returned to work after it closed its nine U.S.-based beef plants the day before.