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How to Prepare For & Respond to Ransomware in Operational Technology Environments

March 14, 2023

How to Prepare For & Respond to Ransomware
Targeted intrusions for gaining long-term access and collecting data about industrial control systems (ICS) are becoming much more frequent. Many of these attacks are about understanding the network and preparing for future activities without causing any immediate impact. The most recent Dragos Year in Review6 report shows that the ransomware groups Lockbit 2.0 and Conti were responsible for more than half of the observed ransomware attacks in industrial environments in 2021, and that these instances resulted in actions on objectives. These attacks have been observed in almost every industrial vertical, primarily targeting small to medium-sized organizations in manufacturing.

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