That was the warning issued by Roel Schouwenberg during his keynote address at the 2018 IndustryWeek Manufacturing & Technology Conference & Expo.
Schouwenberg is the director of intelligence and research at Celsus Advisory Group, and one of the first individuals to perform deep research on Stuxnet, a sophisticated computer worm discovered in 2010.
During his talk, the cybersecurity expert said nothing to make manufacturers rest easy about threats to their organizations from cyberattackers. In fact, he said just the opposite.
“Things are heating up,” Schouwenberg warned. He cited growing tensions between the U.S. and Iran following President Trump’s announcement that the U.S. would withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, as well as the recent exchange of fire between Iran and Israel.
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