RSAC 2020: Ransomware a ‘National Crisis,’ CISA Says, Ramps ICS Focus


Industrial control systems (ICS) and critical infrastructure will be a main focus for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) this year – especially as ransomware looms as a main threat to the sector going forward.

That’s according to Christopher Krebs, director of CISA, speaking at RSA Conference 2020 this week.

“My agency has only been around for a year and a half, but we want to take a new approach to cyber,” he said from the Sandbox stage at the show. “Our top three priorities are cybersecurity for the federal government, election security and ICS. The first two we’ve been addressing for some time.”

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Source: ThreatPost