A water-treatment hacking, and the complexities of risk mitigation

How do you define risk? For those in the cybersecurity community, risk is usually defined by degree of exposure an organization might have to losses tied to breaches or system attacks.

But ask that same question of a hospital administrator struggling to treat COVID patients and the answer might be tied to the number of people they had to turn away due to lack of beds, or deaths resulting from too few personnel.

And now ask that question of a water treatment facility.

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