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Cyber Security and Data Protection

4:00 pm Tuesday, January 21

FCC Theatre

Photo of B. Douglas Tait


Technological advancements in agriculture are rapidly changing. However, with the increase in technology, cyber threats common to other industries have found targets in agricultural technology. All those involved in the supply chain of agriculture, which includes everyone from farmers to businesses that support farmers, to people who process and distribute the food produced, need to be aware of the growing cyber threats and take appropriate measures to mitigate the risks. This presentation will examine the current cyber threat landscape and offer some suggestions and best practices designed to mitigate risk.