From OPMA Fresh Expressions May 2022 Edition: The Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada shared an FBI notification informing Food and Agriculture sector partners that ransomware actors may be more likely to attack agricultural cooperatives during critical planting and harvest seasons, disrupting operations, causing financial loss, and negatively impacting the food supply chain. Since 2021, multiple agricultural cooperatives have been impacted by a variety of ransomware variants. Read the full FBI communication here.
OPMA members are reminded to be vigilant during critical seasons. Find out how you can reduce ransomware risk by reading this article.